Please Do Me a HUGE FavorGo to your local Barnes&Noble and buy my new book "Why I Am an Atheist Who Believes in God."It won't have a long shelf life unless it moves right now in November. Please do your Christmas shopping early, support bookstores and help me spread the word that there is hope after fundamentalism.... or buy from B&N online.Thank you so very … [Read more...]
My “Morning Edition” NPR Interview ( Please take the short 9 minutes this interview takes and join me as I explain my book)
Here's my new NPR interview about my new book. Please take the short 9 minutes this interview takes and join me as I explain my book to Michael Lyon Anchor of "Morning Edition" on KIOS-FM, Omaha Public Radio. Thank you.You may LISTEN HERE on my FACEBOOK PAGEFrank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest book --WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peaceAvailable now on Amazon Follow Frank on Twitter … [Read more...]
Are white working class evangelical males born stupid, or did Fox News make them that way? Why do they vote against their own interests? Are they so racist that they just vote against the black man in the White House no matter what? Or did Fox News break their brains? As Thomas B Edsall notes in the New York Times, (The Demise of the White Democratic Voter 11/12/2014) "It has not escaped the notice of political analysts that 72 percent of whites without college degrees — a rough proxy for what w … [Read more...]
Daniel Dennett Responds via Twitter to my latest Article/excerpt from my new book WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peaceFrank Schaeffer@Frank_Schaeffermy latest question for atheists on HuffPo huffingtonpost.com/frank-schaeffe… - 10 NovDaniel Denne … [Read more...]
The Days of the Bigots at Christianity Today Magazine, Who’s Editor Wrote to President Obama demanding the “religious liberty right” to Discriminate Against Gay Men and Women, are Numbered: WATCH This Clip
Please pay attention to my friend Brandon Robertson--and pray that this young evangelical leader is the future of American religion. Watch him defend gay rights on this MSNBC clip. The days of the bigots at Christianity Today magazine, who's editor wrote to President Obama demanding the "religious liberty right" to discriminate against gay men and women, are numbered. The future is with the young evangelicals who are actually following Jesus, not the bigots.Frank Schaeffer is a wr … [Read more...]
I have a nagging question for my atheist friends: if we’re nothing, why bother to convince us of our nothingness? Who cares?
Today’s secular science of human insignificance inspires its own theology. This secular theology assigns us a contradictory groveling insignificant, significance. We have evolved to a high enough level of ethical consciousness to understand that we’re guilty as charged, and are merely insignificant and yet, morally culpable destroyers of life.We may not be saying “Lord have mercy” so often these days, but we’re still muttering “I’m unworthy!” As with past theology, a vast oeuvre of … [Read more...]
The Republican Party base is white evangelicals. So no wonder the GOP lies about the country, the economy and the president worked. The folks who base their lives on religious mythology have spent lifetimes being trained to believe lies. And if you point that out then they kick into victim mode and denounce people who question them as persecutors. Last night they won. Lies won. As the New York Times noted: "Republican candidates campaigned on only one thing: what they called the … [Read more...]
Will 7 years of GOP racist attacks on Obama pay off? That’s all this election is about. GOP “win” = a win for bigots.
Will 7 years of GOP racist attacks on Obama pay off? That's all this election is about. GOP "win" = a win for bigots. Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest book --WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace Available now on Amazon Follow Frank on Twitter www.twitter.com/frank_schaeffer See Frank’s paintings http://www.frankschaefferart.com/ Follow Frank on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/frank.schaeffer.16 Contact Frank at http://www … [Read more...]