Happy 5th! Patheos Just Ask Alicia Keys How You Changed My Life

The other day I checked my Twitter followers. I did that because Alicia Keys --  the pop star, American R&B singer-songwriter -- started "following" me. One of my Patheos.com blogs had gone viral and expanded the profile of who was looking in on my Twitter posts. As I scrolled down looking at the pictures of my Twitter friends I noticed something interesting--  a third or more of the faces were black. In our segmented (if not officially segregated) culture for a white sixty-year-old writer to … [Read more...]

My NPR/Terri Gross “Fresh Air” Interview on Abortion/Pro-Life/Politics

"My dad was shocked by the hatred in the religious right..." Here's my "Pro-Life — And In Favor Of Keeping Abortion Legal" NPR interview. I talk about the history of the anti-abortion movement, gay rights, violence, what our family did. You may listen here.FRANK SCHAEFFER/TERRI GORSS/NPRListen to the StoryLISTEN HERE: Fresh Air from WHYYComing Soon From Frank Schaeffer (Pub Date May 15)...WHY I’M AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD How to Create Beauty, Give Love and Find Peac … [Read more...]

This Nun Made Me Cry: WATCH THIS!

"Sister sister! You've never seen a nun shut it down like this one," As noted by the Huffington Post. If Pope Francis is the New Church of love, here is his best ambassador ever!The judges of singing competition "The Voice of Italy" couldn't believe their ears when they heard Sister Cristina Scuccia belting out Alicia Keys' "No One," but they were in for a greater shock when they saw what Scuccia looked like. Judges begin the show with their backs to the stage, and if they like what they hea … [Read more...]

Does the Jacket Copy of my New Book Work For You? WHY I’M AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD

I have a book about to come out this spring--May 15. Here's the back cover copy below. I'm self publishing because this book does not fit with my secular publishers or any religious publisher. It will have a significant readership, I think. Also, that way I get to keep the price low: $3.99 on Kindle and $9.99 in print.Does the jacket copy work for you? Please let me know. Would you like a free copy as an e-file before publication, in return for agreeing to review it on Amazon? Please let me … [Read more...]


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