Will you join me (again) at the Wild Goose Festival (my favorite event!) July 9-12http://wildgoosefestival.org/festival-2015/speakers-2015/Speakers 2015WILDGOOSEFESTIVAL.ORGWild Goose Festival Spirit. Justice. Music. Arts.Facebook Twitter VimeoAbout Festival 2015 Get Involved Contact Donate TicketsSpeakers 2015© 2015 Wild Goose FestivalWild Goose Festival Spirit. … [Read more...]
Join Me At the Wild Goose Festival (again) my Favorite Yearly Event Let’s Have a Beer (or three) Together!
Here's the quirkiest funny movie I've seen in years. (If you missed it in the theaters, as I did its time to see it now."What We Do in the Shadows" is the ultimate "mocumentary" reality TV-style feature film (yes they have a sense of humor in New Zealand!) about what bachelor vampires' lives are really like. If you loved "This is Spinal Tap" and/or the original British version of "The Office" then this movie is for you.Here's how the New York Times described the movie... Set in … [Read more...]
Q: Do you know why I (mostly) don’t ban trolls and people who seem to hate me from my FB page? Please Join my FB page thought experiment!
*Here is what I just posted on my FB page. Will you join this thought experiment, post a comment on FB for publication here on Patheos? Q: Do you know why I (mostly) don’t ban trolls and people who seem to hate me from this page?A: I actually believe in free speech and… also…Believe it or not, I think my friends on the right--even the religious right--need to be heard no matter what.So… will you trolls, friends, and enemies alike, for once pretend we’re real neighbors and maybe j … [Read more...]
My latest National NPR interview "The Empathy Time Bomb" please listen and share...CLICK HERE TO LISTENhttp://www.prx.org/pieces/136133-an-empathy-time-bomb …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 peaceAvailable now on Amazon Follow Frank on Twitter www.twitter.com/frank_schaeffer See Frank’s paintings http://www.frankschaefferart.com/ Follow Frank on Facebook http … [Read more...]
I've been a writer and painter all my life. I've read a lot about art. This is the single best expression of my own hard won lifetime experience as to the only answer to the questions "Why art?" and "What is the life of the artist all about?"My friend Camilla Tilling -- I talk about how I met this wonderful international opera star in my book WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace -- sent me the link to the Juilliard School’s 109th Commen … [Read more...]
Win A Prize For The Best Effort to Make My May 30-31 Two-Day Kindle FREE BOOK Promotion A HUGE Success!
First you need to go to my Facebook Fan Page and "like" it and "join" if you're not already a (so-called) follower. The competition is taking place only on my FB page!PRIZES1st Prize: A Set of first edition signed copies of the "God Trilogy" (Crazy For God, Patience With God, Sex Mom and God, all HARDCOVER First Editions! PLUS a signed WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace)2nd Prize: 3 Signed copies of my new book WHY I AM AN … [Read more...]
Most people don’t really want to live only according to narrowly defined material facts. Most of us try to direct our human primate evolutionary process along ethical non-material lines. We impose standards that do not come from nature. Nature is cruel yet we try not to be. We prosecute people for war crimes that are no more destructive than what happens every day in the churning cauldron of life where everything is eaten and where death is the only incubator of life. We call murder wrong a … [Read more...]
Subject: Frank Schaeffer here, please buy my new book WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD–How to Create Beauty, Give Love and Find Peace
My new book was just published. Please buy a copy and spread the word. Please order the book today at the discounted price of $11.66. Here’s the Amazon page link:http://www.amazon.com/Why-Atheist-Who-Believes-God/dp/149595501X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1399554163&sr=8-1&keywords=why+I+am+an+atheist+who+believes+in+god “Why I…” is a beautiful high quality trade paperback available today worldwide and will be in all e-book formats-- Kindle, Nook, i-Book -- by June 1.By Oct 1 … [Read more...]