Who is actually following Jesus: fundamentalist Christians rejecting gay men and lesbians’ right to marry, or atheist humanists treating men and women with love and dignity? Fact-based, enlightened atheists sometimes treat people like shit, and delusional fundamentalists sometimes treat people with compassion in spite of their harsh theology. Labels don’t mean anything. Who cares about labels when someone is slapping you in the face? Who cares about labels when someone is saving you from dro … [Read more...]
Who is actually following Jesus: fundamentalist Christians rejecting gay men and lesbians’ right to marry, or atheist humanists treating men and women with love and dignity?
Please watch this extended interview with me on Who, What, Where, Why– of my views, books, sex, marriage, parents, faith, doubt and everything else…
Please watch this extended interview with me on Who, What, Where, Why-- of my views, books, parents, faith, sex, marriage, relationships, children, doubt, God, or no God... and everything else... then please pass this interview on! Thanks! NOTE: Show starts 2 min and 30 sec into the clip so just wait and don't give up or "Click" in 2:30 min in and watch! The Place | Frank Schaeffer | WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace WATCH and PLEASE pass on t … [Read more...]
I would not have burned in hell for sleeping with the many women I’ve looked at longingly, but adultery would have ruined my marriage
Ironically, although Mom and Dad may have been deluded by their fundamentalist certainties, I am mostly at peace in my home where my grandchildren Lucy (5), Jack (4) and I play Botticelli because I was indoctrinated with knee-jerk guilt. I realize now that my parents were often right for the wrong reasons. For instance, I feel guilt when I shout at Lucy and Jack. And when it comes to the “big sins” I would not have burned in hell for sleeping with the many women I’ve looked at longingly, but adul … [Read more...]
Today is my 62nd birthday. Let me share what I’ve learned so far about who God hates. Do you think God hates you because:You had an abortion?Slapped your child?Hit your husband?Hit your wife?Got divorced?Betrayed your gay lover?Betrayed your heterosexual lover?Committed adultery?Lost your faith?Hate church?Are a racist?Hate God?Hate yourself?Molested a child?Are a bad parent?Killed someone?Stole money?Are a drug a … [Read more...]
Look into the faces of the people who know you best. Be honest with yourself about what’s written there, and you will know yourself– the Wild Goose Video Clip
Here's a 5 min clip from a 45 min talk... Couldn't make the Wild Goose Festival? Here I am speaking in Hot Springs, NC this year. For speaking engagements, email me at email@example.com. Couldn't make the Wild Goose Festival? Here I am speaking in Hot Springs, NC this year.For speaking engagements, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 … [Read more...]
The New Brian McLaren Interview With Frank Schaeffer & Schaeffer Interviews McLaren — The 58 Min Video: WATCH!
"It's nice for a minute to not look like a cripple!" "I'm getting all sort of shit from atheists..." "Here's the truth about my parents..." Here is one of my favorite people -- Brian McLaren -- doing me the honor of interviewing me in depth. Because it is Brian, I forget there is a camera there and say things I've never really shared honestly before...Thank you Wild Goose Festival and Rick Meredith for providing a forum for this! Thanks for WATCHING! Thanks Brian! Please watch and share th … [Read more...]
The Best Thing the NY TIMES has done Recently is Publishing the Gary Gutting Interviews– Here’s One you Can’t Miss!
The best thing the NY TIMES has done recently is publishing the Gary Gutting interviews. Here's one you can't miss... Posts published by Gary Gutting THE STONE JUL 8 7:30 PMJul 8 7:30 pm 42 Does Evolution Explain Religious Beliefs? By GARY GUTTINGThis is the eighth in a series of interviews about religion that I am conducting for The Stone. The interviewee for this installment is Michael Ruse, a professor of philosophy at Florida St … [Read more...]