See “Why I Am an Atheist Who Believes in God: How to Give Love, Create Beauty and Find Peace,” by Frank Schaeffer

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG In 2014 book #WhyIAmAnAtheistWhoBelievesInGod by @Frank_Schaeffer, he wrestles with faith.  Frank is live on Thurs., Jan. 27 at 8 pm ET, w/ “If America Fails?” on the TruthWorks Network YouTube channel, for our discussion on gender issues in The Handmaid’s Tale.

To varying degrees, I think it’s common to have internal conflicts about all sorts of things.  As my mother, Loga B. Odom, frequently said, “life is not so much black and white, as it is gray.”  Certainly a self-aware person like Frank Schaeffer, (Artist, Filmmaker & Author, Fall in Love, Have Children, Stay Put, Save the Planet, Be Happy), wrestles with his own internal conflicts about faith in his 2014 book:  Why I Am an Atheist Who Believes in God: How to Give Love, Create Beauty and Find Peace.  Perhaps you relate, as well.

Frank Schaeffer is live on Thursday, January 27th at 8 pm ET, when he joins “If America Fails?:  The Coming Tyranny,” on the TruthWorks Network YouTube channel, for our discussion on gender issues in The Handmaid’s Tale.  — LMO

Works by Frank Schaeffer
Works by Frank Schaeffer

Why I Am an Atheist Who Believes in God,’ is [a] distillation of wisdom.” — Washington Post (June 12, 2014)

“Caught between the beauty of his grandchildren and grief at a friend’s death, Frank Schaeffer finds himself simultaneously believing and not believing—an atheist who prays. In Why I am an Atheist Who Believes in God, Schaeffer wrestles with faith and disbelief sharing his innermost debate with the poignant lyricism only a great writer of literary nonfiction can achieve. Schaeffer writes as an imperfect son, husband and grandfather whose adoration of his family, love and art trumps the ugly theologies of an angry God.”  — Publisher

Works by Frank Schaeffer

Frank Schaeffer is a New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen books. Frank is a survivor of both polio and an evangelical/fundamentalist childhood, an acclaimed writer who overcame severe dyslexia, a home-schooled and self-taught documentary movie director, a feature film director of four low budget Hollywood features Frank has described as ‘pretty terrible.’ He is also an acclaimed author of fiction and nonfiction and an artist with a loyal following of international collectors who own many of his paintings.

“Frank has been a frequent guest on the Rachel Maddow Show on NBC, has appeared on Oprah, been interviewed by Terri Gross on NPR’s Fresh Air and appeared on the Today Show, BBC News and many other media outlets. He is a much sought after speaker and has lectured at a wide range of venues from Harvard’s Kennedy School to the Hammer Museum/UCLA, Princeton University, Riverside Church Cathedral, DePaul University and the Kansas City Public Library.”  — FrankSchaeffer.com

SEE | Why I Am an Atheist Who Believes in God: How to Give Love, Create Beauty and Find Peace | by Frank Schaeffer | CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform | May 7, 2014

Published by Loga Michelle Odom @Odomanian

Founder/Host, Reading Changes Lives; Senior Producer, OUR COMMON GROUND Media / TruthWorks Network / If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny

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