Frank Schaeffer Interviews Benjamin L. Corey: Undiluted

On Tuesday I once again had a chance to spend some time with my friend, Frank Schaeffer, at his home in Massachusetts. While last time we sat down to talk about his book, Why I’m An Atheist Who Believes in God, this time we switched roles and he interviewed me about my soon to be released book, Undiluted.

We had a great chat, and hit on more topics than I anticipated covering in a discussion about Undiluted– everything from inerrancy, socialism, the marriage of Jesus to right-wing politics, hell, LGBTQ rights, and a host of other topics we touched upon.

What I really loved about the interview was that having read my book twice, Frank really was able to capture precisely what I intended to communicate through Undiluted: the character of God is fully revealed through the empathetic, inclusive, nonviolent, and perfectly loving person we see in Jesus Christ.

I hope it’s a message that will strike a cord with every person who reads it– because if there is a God (and I believe there is) the only way I could ever describe him is, “He looks exactly like Jesus.”

A BIG thanks to Frank for his enthusiasm about the book, and for taking the time to really get at the heart of the issues I bring up in it.

So, here’s the interview– enjoy!

(tip: after the video starts playing, click on the tool menu and switch to HD for a better viewing experience)

Why not order both books today? Just click on the book cover and you’ll magically be taken to an ordering page on Amazon!

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About Benjamin L. Corey

Benjamin L. Corey, is an Anabaptist author, speaker, and blogger. He is a two-time graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Theology & Missiology), is currently a 3rd year Doctor of Missiology student (a subset of practical theology) at Fuller Seminary, and is a member of the Phi Alpha Chi Honors Society. His first book, Undiluted: Rediscovering the Radical Message of Jesus, is available now at your local bookstore. He is also a contributor for Time, Sojourners, Red Letter Christians, Evangelicals for Social Action, Mennonite World Review, has been a guest on Huffington Post Live, and is one of the CANA Initiators. Ben is also a syndicated author for MennoNerds, a collective of Mennonite and Anabaptist writers. Ben is also co-host of That God Show with Matthew Paul Turner. Ben lives in Auburn, Maine with his wife Tracy and his daughter Johanna.

You can also follow him on Facebook and Twitter.


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