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Q&A | Eric Metaxas discusses Bonhoeffer, Wilberforce, and his speech at the National Prayer Breakfast | Tiffany Owens
ASSOCIATED PRESS/PHOTOS BY SUSAN WALSH
Eric Metaxas is the author of The New York Times bestsellers Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy andAmazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery. He is also the host of Socrates in the City, a monthly speakers series in New York. On Feb. 2 he was the keynote speaker for the 2012 National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. (see “No pious baloney,” by Emily Belz, Feb. 2).
Recently, I sat down with Metaxas to ask him about his speech and the dilemmas Christians face in culture and politics.
When did you hear you would give the National Prayer Breakfast speech? What was your reaction? I found out in November. And frankly, I was staggered. It is such an honor. I couldn’t believe it. To follow in the footsteps of Bono and Mother Theresa and Tony Blair was no small thing.
Honest question: Were you nervous? Honestly, I wasn’t nervous. I absolutely knew that the Lord had called me to be there and I knew that He would speak through me for His purposes. I had lots of friends whom I begged to pray, because it’s obviously a Continue reading