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Fri Aug 17, 2018, 02:13 PM

13. Schaeffer himself said he was a leader & was active in the Dominionist movement. He

wasn't as famous in Christian Right circles as his father, but Frank has taken responsibility for his part in it.

Frank Schaeffer, Former Evangelical Leader, Is A Self-Declared Atheist Who Believes In God
Kimberly Winston Religion News Service Updated Jun 13, 2014

RNS) According to the title of his new book, Frank Schaeffer is an atheist.

But he prays every day. And he goes to church every weekend. Catch him on the right day and he’ll admit he believes in God.

Schaeffer, 62, is comfortable with the confusion. Formerly evangelical royalty — he and his preacher-theologian father, Francis Schaeffer, helped found the religious right — he eschews easy definitions and embraces belief and doubt, certainty and uncertainty, life and all its messiness.

“The fact that I have had a transformative journey has meant one thing,” he said in a telephone interview from his home in western Massachusetts. “I reject labels. The way I identify is as a human being. Life is a journey, not a series of conclusions, and I know that I have changed my mind on things before.”

And how. He’s gone from steeped-in-the-blood Christian to vocal nonbeliever, from Christian conservative to liberal Democrat, from Hollywood director to novelist, from angry young man to slightly less angry older man — chronicled in two best-sellers, “Crazy for God” and “Sex, Mom & God.”



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