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By Frank SchaefferThe truth is that when it comes to pandering to powerful religious/ethnic "blocs" in the US the biggest game in town is the across the board bowing to the white Evangelical "base" of the Republican Party.
Schaeffer adopts a feisty tone in this essay about evangelical Christianity and aggressive atheism.
By Frank SchaefferOther boys might have been worrying about baseball; I was worrying about discerning God's will for my life. Ours was a life of self-examining spiritual intensity.
A federal prosecutor in Michigan says authorities decided to arrest members of the Hutaree Christian militia after learning "they were prepared to kill."
By Frank SchaefferI get lots of email and answer almost all of it (crank letters aside). Once in a while I get a letter I'd like to share. In this case here's a letter that I think might help all of us remember that stereotypes about religion -- Evangelical or otherwise -- don't apply to a lot of people.
by Frank Schaeffer"You are like the Pharisees I used to know and who strained out the least gnat of others' so-called misbehavior while turning a blind eye to their own wickedness, hypocrisy and lies. Remember my sayings about taking the beam out of your own eye before removing the speck from your brother's?"
By Frank SchaefferHere's the Prologue for recoveringfundamentalists.com Contributor Frank Schaeffer's new book Patience with God: Faith for People Who Don't Like Religion (or Atheism). Read the prologue to discover why this book may not be what you expect.