Eric Metaxas is New York Times bestselling author of Bonhoeffer, Amazing Grace, former writer for Veggie Tales and radio show host is a brilliant and funny man. Good combo. Years ago, in a land far away (NYC), Eric created a forum for professionals to gather and discuss life's deep water questions. Like most good ventures, this forum birthed a book.
Socrates In the City, Conversation on “Life, God and Other Small Topics” is a collection of essays by some of today's brightest minds. Questions like “How Good Confronts Evil” or Making Sense out of Suffering”. Tough minded, witty and funny this book will challenge you to think deeply. No light weight faith allowed!
Some favorite quotes from the book:
"When it comes to a culture that exalts the self, Christianity is countercultural in the extreme." Charles W. Colson
"The God of love will not be the puppet master of the universe, pulling every string" Sir John Polkinghorne
"Even when God doesn't immediately tow us out of our suffering, the fact that he's with us in it is at the least the most impressive and satisfying answer to the problem of suffering that I know". Dr. Peter Kreeft
Eric Metaxas sent Quirky Faith a copy of Socrates in the City to give out to a reader. I'll be drawing a winner from the Quirk-Email subsriber list tomorrow morning. If you haven't signed up yet you can do so HERE.
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