A Great KIRKUS Review for my New Book “Why I Am an Atheist Who Believes in God”

KIRKUS REVIEWS VOL. LXXXIII, NO. 19 | 1 OCTOBER 2015By Rebecca FosterFrank Schaeffer, author of WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace, found that self-publishing was a way to avoid the simplistic branding publishers can apply in the search for bestsellers. He recalls that “they wanted me to craft this book to fit their marketing strategies. ‘Does it go on the New Atheist or the Religion shelf?’ they asked. ‘Can you rewrite it to fit one … [Read more...]

My GOOGLE “Talks at GOOGLE” Talk (Please Watch)

Two weeks ago I had the honor and pleasure of being invited to give a "Talks at Google" at Google's building in Cambridge MA. I spoke on my spiritual journey out of the religious right to sanity and my book, WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace . Then GOOGLE gave a copy to every employee who attended the talk.The talk (like all "Talks at Google") was streamed to all the other Google offices worldwide. Now they just put it up on YouT … [Read more...]

If You Care About Justice and the Future of Our World Stand Up to Saudi Terror and Promote, Read, Buy THIS BOOK!

Here is a message I just got on my Facebook Messages. If you care about our world, justice and our future, read, pray, help, buy, spread the word!Ensaf HaidarAug 9th, 9:31pmHello Dear Mr. Frank, I hope you are fine, Just i want tell you about my husband Raif Badawi Book 1000 Lashes: Because I Say What I Think http://amzn.com/1771642092I hope you find time to talk about it with Thanks. facebook.com/raifofficialpageEnsaf Haidar. Canada. … [Read more...]

Congratulations to My Friend Doug Pagitt for the Best Moment on FOX NEWS (Please watch a Brilliant 6 Minutes) I’ve Ever Seen, not to Mention His New Book

Fox News is not a good place to be... (been-there-done that) unless you are Doug Pagitt. He transformed 6 minutes into a content-full note of grace. Well done. Please WATCH!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 ht … [Read more...]

If I Was Still an Evangelical, I’d Want to Be Tony Kriz (Blessed be Tony!)

No, I don't write books about God like Tony does. And I'm persona non grata on the Evangelical circuit where Tony thrives... But I like Tony--lots-- and I'm rooting for his new book and him too. Here's an excerpt.Blessed Are Those Who MournAn Excerpt from ALOOF: Figuring Out Life with a GOD Who HIDES By Tony KrizWe religious folks work very hard to try and conjure up God’s presence. We will do about anything we can to infuse enough God-feeling into an event to get people to show up. W … [Read more...]

The Religious-Right’s Genius For Picking “Winners” : Are the New Atheists Paying Evangelical leaders like Franklin Graham & Mike Huckabee To Make Jesus Look Stupid?

So here's my question: Are the so-called New Atheists paying evangelical leaders like Franklin Graham, Mike Huckabee and D. Michael Lindsay to make Jesus look stupid? Or as I write in my new book WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace (Chapter 9, page, 45): Sam likes to call me out of the blue and casually mention the latest dumb stunt perpetrated by the Religious Right, the Roman Catholic bishops or the Republican Party, as if I have anything to … [Read more...]

Why Are So Many More People Buying my New Book on Kindle than the Paperback?

Why Are So Many More People Buying my New Book on Kindle than the Paperback? please comment on my FB page https://www.facebook.com/frank.schaeffer.16I know this sounds nuts (and a bit old fashioned) but I would rather have there be more ACTUAL books out there than just Kindle downloads...And if you'll get the paperback into a few hands, I'll do a Skype book club session with anyone-- FREE (just ask me on my FB message page)Thanks!Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His lat … [Read more...]

Huckabee On the USA: “It’s a humanistic, atheistic, even antagonistic toward Christian faith… Our basic, fundamental rights are being robbed from us”

 Mike Huckabee playing at Thomas Road Baptist Church in 2008 (courtesy Wikimedia Commons)According to David Edwards at Raw Story  Mike Huckabee said on Thursday that if he was elected president then he would have “God’s blessing” to fight a so-called “secular theocracy” that had been imposed by atheists.During an appearance on the Christian Life Today program, Huckabee told televangelist James Robinson that he was considering a 2016 presidential bid because the country needed to … [Read more...]