Author Archives: Eric Metaxas

George Washington: True Greatness

George Washington: True Greatness

  When it comes to true greatness, George Washington’s tough to beat. But someone’s greatness can sometimes lend him an aura of such outsized fame that we begin to think of him not as a real person but as a cartoon superhero or as a legend. That’s often the case with Washington. As you know,

The Test of Forgiveness: Corrie ten Boom

Editor’s Note: Corrie ten Boom, arrested for hiding Dutch Jews from the Nazis, survived the horrors of a concentration camp to astonish the world by forgiving her tormentors. Enjoy this excerpt of 7 Women and the Secret of Their Greatness and be exhorted to forgive as Corrie did. * Healing was linked to forgiveness, Corrie wrote. Each

Dietrich Bonhoeffer Asks, “What Is The Church?”

The movement upward [toward God] cannot be separated from the movement toward our neighbor. Both belong indissolubly together . . . Standing under God’s rule means living in community with God and with the church. DIETRICH BONHOEFFER, SANCTORUM COMMUNIO In his diary Bonhoeffer recorded that Palm Sunday was “the first day that something of the

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