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    Explore brilliant, full-length interviews and talks featuring a stunning array of thought leaders.

  • Eric Metaxas

    Meet our host — #1 New York Times bestselling author, national radio host, and self-described “World’s Foremost Authority.”

  • Bonanza For Audio Lovers

    Our massive audio archive goes way back — lose yourself in these full-length audio files from many years of events.

  • Alice von Hildebrand

    If you think the years have dulled the fire, wit, and passion of our first nonagenarian guest, prepare to be happily flabbergasted!

  • Get the Goods

    Browse our shop for autographed copies of Eric Metaxas’s newest blockbuster and many other splendid offerings.

  • Hugh Hewitt

    Veteran interviewer Hewitt becomes the interviewee in this rambunctious conversation about The Happiest Life.

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    If you are looking for truly great things that will boggle your mind, start here.

  • John Lennox

    Has Science buried God? Eric Metaxas tracks down Oxford’s John Lennox for answers, and the professor delivers!

Recent Interviews

Eric Metaxas

If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty

At a special Socrates in the City event, that just happened to be on Flag Day, host Eric Metaxas discusses the key themes of his book If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty.

Michael Ward

Planet Narnia: The Secret Code Behind C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia

Eric Metaxas interviews Oxford Fellow Michael Ward about his discovery of a secret code in C.S. Lewis’s The Chronicles of...

Larry Taunton

The Faith of Christopher Hitchens: The Restless Soul of the World’s Most Notorious Atheist

Eric Metaxas interviews Larry Taunton about his friendship with Christopher Hitchens, which Taunton writes about in his book titled, The Faith...

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Tom Wolfe

The Painted Word

The Painted Word


Guest Highlight

Malcom Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell is the author of five New York Times bestsellers — The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, What the Dog Saw, and David and Goliath. He has been named one of the 100 most influential people by TIME magazine and one of the Foreign Policy’s Top Global Thinkers. He explores the advantages of disadvantages in his book David and Goliath.

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Martin Luther

Mark Helprin describes this new work by Eric Metaxas as a “marvelous, brilliant book that is equal parts biography, theology, political philosophy, and cultural history.”  Signed copies are available in the Socrates store.

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What is Socrates in the City?

Socrates in the City is a Manhattan-based conversation series hosted by Eric Metaxas and exploring the Big Questions —  “life, God, and other small topics.”

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