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In Seven More Men, the sequel to the enormously successful Seven Men, #1 New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas offers more captivating stories of some of the most inspiring men in history. A gallery of greatness comes to life as Metaxas reveals men who faced insurmountable struggles and challenges with victorious resolve. Heroes and role models have always been tremendously important—essential for inspiring our lives and shaping the world. But in the last few decades, the need for men of valor and integrity is more vital than ever. Award-winning biographer Eric Metaxas restores a sense of the heroic in the compelling profiles of Martin Luther, George Whitefield, William Booth, George Washington Carver, Sergeant Alvin York, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, and Billy Graham. Each man evinces a particular quality: the courage to surrender themselves to a higher purpose, and the willingness to give something dear to them away for the good of others.With vitality and warmth, Metaxas draws electrifying insights for our daily lives from the inexhaustible richness of history. Inevitably inspiring, this anthology reminds us that certain qualities are worthy of emulation. Becoming acquainted with these seven heroes cannot fail to make your life immeasurably richer.
“God often uses nobodies from nowhere with nothing to offer but a fully surrendered heart to Him and uses them to change the world. Metaxas once again magically and masterfully illustrates God’s guiding hand in the lives of seemingly ordinary men to produce great men who use their gifts and opportunities to bring glory to God and serve their fellow man.
This book will deeply inspire you to diligently serve God with all your heart no matter your life’s current circumstances, knowing that He “knows the plans He has for you.”
—Kirk Cameron, actor and producer
“We need heroes more than ever. We all love superhero movies, but nothing is more inspiring than stories of real people who have stood courageously for nobility and virtue. Eric Metaxas’s SEVEN MORE MEN will inspire you with intellect and humor to be the hero your world needs.”
—Pastor Greg Laurie, Pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship
in Riverside, CA
“More deeply inspiring stories of extraordinary men who defied the odds, and left an eternal impact on everyday life. Heroes anchored with purpose and resolve, worthy of our careful time and attention. A drink of cold water for the thirsty soul.”
—Dr. Tim Clinton
President, American Association of Christian Counselors
Executive Director, James Dobson Family Institute
“In SEVEN MORE MEN we are reminded of the courageous faith which has paved the way for this generation. With his newest list of seven heroes, Eric Metaxas engages the reader in a
personal journey through our too often forgotten heritage!
Another must-read for all who desire to engage our world for Christ.”
—Allen Jackson, Pastor World Outreach Church, Murfreesboro, TN
Eric Metaxas has done it again. In SEVEN MORE MEN he has given us yet another masterpiece from a master biographer. You will laugh and you will cry as you read this amazing book. Above all, it is a page turner. I was so deeply impacted by Eric’s first biographical book, Amazing Grace — so much so that I can verbatim retell the details of William Wilberforce struggles to single handedly abolish slavery. This book is a must read for young and old alike; I am giving it to my grandchildren.
—Michael Youssef PhD, heard 13,000 times a week in 196 countries
Great biographers do more than relay the facts of history; they acquaint us with its authors and inspire us to emulate. In SEVEN MORE MEN, Eric Metaxas uses seven short biographies and five-hundred years as thread and canvas to produce a magnificent tapestry to not only inform your mind but inspire your heart. These unvarnished stories of faithful endurance, unwavering hope, and costly love are a must-read for our generation.
—Christopher Yuan, DMin, speaker, Bible professor, co-author of Out of a Far Country, and author of Holy Sexuality and the Gospel
“Another essential collection of people, used by God to change the world, whose stories we need to know. Eric’s ability to uncover little known details while also situating his subjects into the larger contexts where they belong is on full display here. I hope he keeps these “Seven” books coming!”
—John Stonestreet, President, Colson Center for Christian Worldview
Letter to the American Church is an earnest and searing wake-up call from the author of the bestseller Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy who warns of the haunting similarities between today’s American church and the German church of the 1930s. Echoing Bonhoeffer’s prophetic call, Eric Metaxas exhorts his fellow Christians to repent of their silence […]Learn More
Is Atheism Dead? is an entertaining, impressively wide-ranging, and decidedly provocative answer to that famous 1966 TIME cover that itself provocatively asked “Is God Dead?”Learn More
For signed copies, Visit the Shop at Socrates in the City or call New Life Bookstore and ask for Rich: (718) 739-0707. *** What Happens When One of America’s Most Beloved Biographers Writes His Own Biography? For Eric Metaxas, the answer is Fish Out of Water: A Search for the Meaning of Life—a poetic and sometimes […]Learn More
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas comes an inspiring biography of the most influential man in modern history, Martin Luther.Learn More
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas comes “If You Can Keep It,” a new book that is part history and part manifesto, steeped in a critical analysis of our founding fathers’ original intentions for America. Two hundred and forty years after the Declaration of Independence, it examines how we as a nation are living up to our founders’ lofty vision for liberty and justice.Learn More
In his eagerly anticipated follow-up to the enormously successful Seven Men, New York Times #1 best-selling author Eric Metaxas gives us seven captivating portraits of some of history’s greatest women, each of whom changed the course of history by following God’s call upon their lives – as women.Learn More
What are miracles, and why do so many people believe in them? What do they tell us about ourselves? And what do we do with experiences that we cannot explain?Learn More
What is a man and what make a man great? Metaxas offers seven exquisitely crafted portraits of widely known–but not well understood–great men from history. You’ll be inspired by the lives these seven men lived, often in the face of overwhelming adversity, and always at heroic sacrifice to themselves for the sake of others.Learn More
After the double happy ending of Uncle Mugsy and the Terrible Twins of Christmas, we find Mugsy happily married to Margaret Dogmont and father figure to the Twins. The new family is celebrating the Fourth of July when who should arrive unannounced but Mugsy’s English mother-in-law, Lady Hortensia! She’s come to make proper Englishmen […]Learn More
As Adolf Hitler and the Nazis seduced a nation, bullied a continent, and attempted to exterminate the Jews of Europe, a small number of dissidents and saboteurs worked to dismantle the Third Reich from the inside. One of these was Dietrich Bonhoeffer—a pastor and author, known as much for such spiritual classics as The Cost of Discipleship and Life Together, as for his 1945 execution in a concentration camp for his part in the plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler.Learn More
We all have questions about Jesus, but very few of us get the answers we’re looking for — if the answers even exist! Do they? Where (in heaven’s name) do you go to find out? New York Times #1 bestselling author Eric Metaxas understands how hard it can be to get hard truths, and that’s why he has written this hilarious, entertaining guide to the most influential single Person to have ever lived on the face of the earth.Learn More
Mega-best-selling author/illustrator Nancy Tillman (On the Night You Were Born) has teamed up with Eric Metaxas to produce It’s Time to Sleep, My Love, a gorgeously illustrated lullaby picture book destined to become the bedtime children’s classic of a new generation.Learn More
“Amazing Grace” tells the story of the remarkable life of the British abolitionist William Wilberforce (1759-1833). This accessible biography chronicles Wilberforce’s extraordinary role as a human rights activist, cultural reformer, and member of Parliament. At the center of this heroic life was a passionate twenty-year fight to abolish the British slave trade, a battle Wilberforce won in 1807, as well as efforts to abolish slavery itself in the British colonies, a victory achieved just three days before his death in 1833.Learn More
Uncle Mugsy is a confirmed bachelor — bachelor bulldog, that is — who lives in a very comfortable mansion without a care in the world. He’s a lovable curmudgeon who, like W.C. Fields, has a distinct disaffection for children. His only companion is his faithful butler, Peeves, who sees to Mugsy’s every worldly need. The […]Learn More
The long-awaited sequel to Everything You Always Wanted to Know About God (but were afraid to ask), Everything ELSE carries on the conversation to explore more questions that are commonly asked about the nature and existence of God.Learn More
We all have questions about God. But very few of us get the answers we’re looking for–if those answers even exist! Do they? Where (in heaven’s name) do you go to find out? Eric Metaxas understands. That’s why he’s written this refreshingly down-to-earth take on the big questions everyone asks (but not always out loud)…Learn More
This entertaining and historical story shows that the actual hero of the Thanksgiving was neither white nor Indian, but God. In 1608, English traders came to Massachusetts and captured a 12-year old Indian, Squanto, and sold him into slavery. He was raised by Christians and taught faith in God. Ten years later he was sent home to America. Upon arrival, he learned an epidemic had wiped out his entire village. But God had plans for Squanto. God delivered a Thanksgiving miracle: an English-speaking Indian living in the exact place where the Pilgrims land in a strange new world.Learn More
S is for Samson, whose hair held his strength, provided it grew to a certain length. So it’s good to be clean-cut and handsome, but not to be clean-cut and Samson.Learn More
Backward-flowing waterflows! Invisible monuments! Ferocious meat-eating deer! A chicken egg in the shape of the Taj Mahal! Eric Metaxas has combed the far corners of the known and the unknown world to assemble this book chock full of startling, uncanny, and often seriously frightening phenomena. Marc Dennis has converted them into mind-bending, eye-popping drawings. Are they possible? Don’t You Believe It!Learn More
A combination alphabet and birthday book presents a humorous romp with a cast of amazing animals dressed in period costumes, including the tall Giraffe with his long throaty laugh and the grizzled Vulture, a vulgar chap with little culture. Booklist said it best: “With consistency in style and tone, this sprightly excursion through the alphabet […]Learn More