Losing Our TouchBy RICHARD KEARNEYAugust 30, 2014 11:30 August 30, 2014 11:30 amThe New York TimesAre we losing our senses? In our increasingly virtual world, are we losing touch with the sense of touch itself? And if so, so what?I recently had occasion to pose these questions to students in a college class I teach on eros — “from Plato to today.” Not surprisingly, the topic of physical contact and sex came up, and the conversation turned very much to “today.” A number of the … [Read more...]
Summer 2014 Show All paintings offered here are half the gallery price. Shipping and insurance included in price (US shipping only). CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE!Roses Scattered From The SkyDetails">">Sometimes the best happens, it's called grace, like flowers falling like a sweet rain.Oil paint on canvas, 12 x 12, © 2014Price: $750 Email firstname.lastname@example.org about this pai … [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...]
In Some Sort of Weirdly Wonderful First Rage Against the Minivan AND Alternet BOTH Run (Wildly Different) Excerpts From My New Book
Kristen Howerton founder of Rage Against the Minivan "Why Jesus Would Have Hated Most Modern Day Religion" on Alternet Two diametrically different leading websites Alternet (Lefty social/political) and Rage Against the Minivan (family/parenting/social justice) have just run excerpts of my book over the weekend. his has to be some sort of a first.Rage Against the Minivan is one of the premier parenting sites run by author, speaker Ted Talker (Wild Goose Festival participant this year!) … [Read more...]
My art website Frankschaefferart.com opened my first online art show a few days ago. Here's what sold so far this week. I am very grateful for the interest and patronage! Thank you! Here's where you can see more of my art that is still for sale...Tulip Paradise Oil on canvas 10 x 10 SOLDIris Meditation Oil on canvas 24 x 24 SOLDJune Wedding Oil on canvas 8 x 8 SOLDTulip Prayer Oil on canvas 10 x 10 SOLDFollow Frank Schaeffer on Twitter: w … [Read more...]
Here's my 1 hour interview with NPR host Geoffrey Riley on the now ended shutdown, President Obama's victory over the religious right, evangelical delusion, Ted Cruz, the Tea Party, my family and the decline of the GOP, the separation of church and state... and more. Lots of good call ins, Q&A, talk and discussion. Please listen HERE.Frank Schaeffer and NPR host Geoffrey Riley Please listen HERE.Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest book -- And God Said, "Billy!"exploring … [Read more...]