And now this from h/t Rawstory. Prolife and prodeath, no kidding, as long as you're killing a kid for religious liberty's sake.Belief'Pro Life' GOPer Says It's Fine For Kids to Die in the Name of GodRep. Christy Perry says it violates parents' rights if they're required to treat their sick children.By Cliff Weathers / AlterNet February 24, 2015In a deeply religious section of Idaho, a Republican state representative says that the state has no … [Read more...]
Watch and enjoy the lovely Jimmy Kimmel Compilation of Pat Robertson’s Recent Loonytunes Into One Loopy Video
Watch and enjoy the lovely Jimmy Kimmel Compilation of Pat Robertson's Recent Loonytunes Into One Loopy VideoFrank 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_schaefferSee Frank’s paintings http://www.frankschaefferart.com/Follow Frank on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/frank.schaeffer.16Contact Frank at http:// … [Read more...]
Ever wonder what can go on inside the private totalitarian hell of unregulated fundamentalist home school families? Watch this YouTube video! How about wiping the very legal existence of a child off the map? Meet Alecia. She escaped her homeschool home at 18. Her parents allegedly never got her a birth certificate so Alecia has no ID and no way to prove her citizenship. Her parents, who allegedly never got her a birth certificate, SSN, refuse to help Alecia unless she agrees to come home on th … [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...]
HOME SCHOOL ABUSE “Dear Frank, I think there’s going to be an epidemic of homeschool abuse survivors in the next 10 – 20 years, if there isn’t one already…”
"Believe it or not, some homeschool kids have been so severely neglected that they don't have the skills to function on their own, yet staying at home perpetuates the problem. Additionally, when they leave their families, they lose what little support they may have had..."I just received this letter on my FACEBOOK message page. I asked the author if I could share it. I'm withholding her (and several other) names for her safety. And yes, this is really happening right here in … [Read more...]
Daily Kos Wed Jan 14, 2015 at 10:56 PM PSTLetting God Out of the Box by metalnunFollow for metalnunReflections on Frank Schaeffer’s “Why I am an Atheist Who Believes in God - How to give love, create beauty and find peace.”I wanted to write a formal “review” of this book, but initially couldn’t think of anything to say other than, “Fabulous book! Everybody should read it.” On second thought, while I absolutely LOVE the book, I predict that most atheists and C … [Read more...]
Pope Francis Denounces Religious Fundamentalism — Is the Pope an Atheist Who Believes in God… Like Me?
Pope Francis must have been reading my new book that extols the virtues of embracing tolerance and paradox over what I call "certainty addiction." The pope said, "Religious fundamentalism, even before it eliminates human beings by perpetrating horrendous killings, eliminates God himself, turning him into a mere ideological pretext."The pope denounced the religious fundamentalism that inspired the Paris massacres and ongoing Mideast conflicts, saying the attackers were enslaved by "deviant f … [Read more...]
Just how racist are evangelicals? What was the real reason for the "Christian School" movement? Here's a guest post by David Moore. David N. Moore, Jr., ThD, is a pastor, educator and ecumenical teacher. This article is (reprinted from the Huffington Post by permission) and explores these questions... from the point of view of an African-American theologian and teacher... and father.On Martin Luther King Day: Questions for Evangelicals by David Moore"You can take the day off. I com … [Read more...]