Del autor de Amazing Grace, uno de los autores de mayor éxito editorial según el New York Times , llega esta biografía innovadora sobre Dietrich Bonhoeffer, uno de los más grandes héroes del siglo XX, el hombre que se...
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Del autor de Amazing Grace, uno de los autores de mayor éxito editorial según el New York Times, llega esta biografía innovadora sobre Dietrich Bonhoeffer, uno de los más grandes héroes del siglo XX, el hombre que se irguió frente a Hitler.
Una obra rigurosa y profundamente conmovedora, Bonhoeffer es una historia de coraje moral frente al horrendo mal que significó el Nazismo.
Después de descubrir el fuego de la verdadera fe en la iglesia de Harlem, Bonhoeffer regresó a Alemania, y fue uno de los primeros en manifestarse contra Hitler. Siendo espía, formó parte de la conspiración para asesinar al Führer y fue ahorcado en el campo de concentración de Flossenberg a los 39 años. Después de su muerte, Bonhoeffer ha llegado a ser una de las figuras más complejas y fascinantes del siglo XX.
Bonhoeffer muestra a un teólogo cristiano totalmente ortodoxo cuya fe lo llevó a enfrentar atrevidamente al mayor mal del siglo XX, y deja al descubierto hechos nunca antes revelados, incluyendo la historia de su apasionado romance.
Eric Metaxas is a truly versatile and prolific writer, whose works have ranged from popular apologetics to meticulously researched biographies, from cutting edge articles in top periodicals to children's storybooks. Whether it's essays, reviews, satire, or even poetry, Eric is a master communicator with the written word. He has even worked on Veggie Tales! His works have been translated into over twenty languages.
Eric is extensively involved in broadcasting, hosting his own syndicated radio program The Eric Metaxas Show since 2015, featuring in-depth interviews with high profile guests. He has also appeared on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News as a cultural commentator. He is an in-demand speaker internationally, and has delivered addresses at the White House, West Point, and many universities; he has also moderated public debates involving such high profile - and controversial - figures as Bishop John Spong, Peter Singer; and Bart Ehrman.
Eric's New York Times bestseller titles include the acclaimed Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy (2011 ECPA Book of the Year); as well as Miracles; Seven Women; Seven Men; Amazing Grace, and If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty. He has written more than thirty children's books, including the bestsellers Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving and It's Time to Sleep, My Love, illustrated by Nancy Tillman.
Eric's writing was first published in Atlantic Monthly, and has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Regeneration Quarterly, Christianity Today, National Review Online, Beliefnet and First Things. The American Booksellers Association chose Metaxas's The Birthday ABC as a 1995 Pick of the List and Amazon.com honored his Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving with their Number One Bestseller Award for Thanksgiving 1999.
Eric is the founder and host of Socrates in the City: Conversations on the Examined Life, a monthly event in New York City featuring entertaining and thought provoking discussions involving such speakers as Sir John Polkinghorne, Dr Armand Nicholi, Os Guinness, Lauren F. Winner and Peter Kreeft.
Eric was born in Queens, New York City in 1963 and grew up in Danbury, Connecticut. His father is of Greek descent and his mother of German, and he was raised in a Greek Orthodox environment, though he now attends the evangelical St George's Episcopal Church in New York. He graduated from Yale University, where he edited the humour magazine and won prizes for fiction writing. Eric now lives in Manhattan with his wife Susanne and their daughter.