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Metaxas, Eric

Overview
Works: 171 works in 540 publications in 3 languages and 23,398 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction  Folklore  Poetry  Drama  Records and correspondence  Motion pictures  Children's films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Editor, Contributor, Performer, Speaker
Classifications: BX4827.B57, 284.1092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eric Metaxas
Bonhoeffer : pastor, martyr, prophet, spy : a Righteous Gentile vs. the Third Reich by Eric Metaxas( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bonhoeffer" presents a profoundly orthodox Christian theologian whose faith led him to boldly confront the greatest evil of the 20th century, and uncovers never-before-revealed facts, including the story of his passionate romance
Amazing Grace : William Wilberforce and the heroic campaign to end slavery by Eric Metaxas( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the remarkable life of the British abolitionist William Wilberforce and his extraordinary role as a human rights activist, cultural reformer, and member of Parliament
It's time to sleep, my love by Eric Metaxas( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At bedtime, birds, bees, fishes, and other creatures urge their tired children to go to sleep
Miracles : what they are, why they happen, and how they can change your life by Eric Metaxas( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shares compelling case studies that support theories about the plausibility of miracles to discuss what they are, why they happen, and how they can be understood
VeggieTales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmund writes to Bob and Larry with a big problem. His pet hamster has disappeared, after he accidentally left the top off its cage. Can Bob and Larry help him? Larry decides to dig deep into the 'Veggie Vault' to find a solution. But what is the 'Veggie Vault' and why does Larry hide it in his sock drawer? And how did a sock puppet and a story-telling donkey get in there? Join the whole VeggieTales crew for this unique collection of short stories and songs. VeggieTales is an English language animated children's series featuring anthropomorphic vegetables and conveying moral themes based on Christianity, spliced with joking references to pop culture
Esther, the girl who became queen( Visual )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The king needs a new queen, and Esther has been chosen! But she's about to find out that being queen is going to take more courage than she ever imagined!
Squanto and the miracle of Thanksgiving by Eric Metaxas( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the Massachusetts Indian Squanto was captured by the British, sold into slavery in Spain, and ultimately returned to the New World to become a guide and friend for the Pilgrims
Seven men : and the secret of their greatness by Eric Metaxas( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What makes a great man great? 'Seven Men' offers answers in the captivating stories of some of the greatest men who have ever lived. In this gallery of greatness, seven historical figures come to life as real people who experienced struggles and challenges that probably would have destroyed the resolve of most other men. What was their secret?..."--Dust jacket flap
Bonhoeffer a biography : pastor, martyr, prophet, spy by Eric Metaxas( )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a groundbreaking biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the greatest heroes of the twentieth century, the man who stood up to Hitler. A definitive, deeply moving narrative, Bonhoeffer is a story of moral courage in the face of the monstrous evil that was Nazism. After discovering the fire of true faith in a Harlem church, Bonhoeffer returned to Germany and became one of the first to speak out against Hitler. As a double agent, he joined the plot to assassinate the Führer and was hanged in Flossenbürg concentration camp at age thirty-nine. Since his death, Bonhoeffer has grown to be one of the most fascinating, complex figures of the twentieth century. Bonhoeffer presents a profoundly orthodox Christian theologian whose faith led him to boldly confront the greatest evil of the twentieth century and uncovers never-before-revealed facts, including the story of his passionate romance
The fool and the flying ship by Eric Metaxas( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of a famous Russian folktale in which a country fool and his crew of superhuman "moujiks" unite to win the hand of the Tsar's daughter
King Midas and the golden touch by Eric Metaxas( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Caine narrates this classic tale of ancient Greece in which King Midas discovers that some things in life are even more precious than gold
The story of Brer Rabbit and the wonderful tar baby by Eric Metaxas( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how the wily Brer Rabbit outwits Brer Fox, who has set out to trap him
Peachboy by Eric Metaxas( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanese folktale in which a peasant couple discovers a little boy inside a giant peach. In time, Momotaro the Peachboy becomes a great warrior who sets off on an epic journey to deliver his people from an evil band of ogres
Socrates in the City : conversations on "Life, God, and other small topics"( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of essays based on the popular lecture series in New York City offers inspirational and intellectually rigorous thoughts about the great questions surrounding life, and includes contributions by Dr. Francis Collins, N.T. Wright, Os Guinness, and George Weigel
The emperor's new clothes by Eric Metaxas( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two rascally weavers convince the emperor they are making him beautiful new clothes, visible only to those fit for their posts, but during a royal procession in which he first wears them, a child whispers that the emperor has nothing on
The birthday ABC by Eric Metaxas( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animals from A to Z help the reader celebrate a birthday
Princess Scargo and the birthday pumpkin by Michael Hedges( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Native American legend of a young girl who gives up a precious birthday gift in order to help her people
Everything you always wanted to know about god (but were afraid to ask) by Eric Metaxas( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses a question-and-answer format to explore common questions about God and his teachings
Even fish slappers need a second chance by Eric Metaxas( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonah goes on a mission from God to save the terrible inhabitants of Nineveh
Brer Rabbit and the wonderful tar baby by Eric Metaxas( Recording )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how the wily Brer Rabbit outwits Brer Fox who has set out to trap him
 
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Bonhoeffer : pastor, martyr, prophet, spy : a Righteous Gentile vs. the Third Reich
Alternative Names
Eric Metaxas American journalist

Languages
English (139)

Spanish (1)

Korean (1)

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Amazing Grace : William Wilberforce and the heroic campaign to end slaveryIt's time to sleep, my loveSquanto and the miracle of ThanksgivingBonhoeffer a biography : pastor, martyr, prophet, spyKing Midas and the golden touchThe story of Brer Rabbit and the wonderful tar babySocrates in the City : conversations on "Life, God, and other small topics"The emperor's new clothes