Stories by Frank Schaeffer

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Posted on: Dec 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

“Let’s teach them a lesson if they ever show up here,” President Jerry Falwell Jr told an estimated 10,000 students.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Some of the most respected evangelical discipline gurus have made beating children into a godly activity.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2015, Source: Salon

Christian home-schooling is at the core of the project.

Posted on: Dec 24, 2014, Source: Salon

I was a religious fanatic appealing to political leaders. Today, the fanatics are the political leaders.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Wall Street and the religious right won. America lost.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Jesus promoted empathy for everyone, while the actions of today's religious establishment undermine it.

Posted on: May 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Jesus would not be a “Bible believer,” as we use that term in the post Billy Graham era of American fundamentalist religiosity.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Peel back the code word of "defending" America and you have a treasonous movement in the works.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Our country is lurching from manufactured crisis to crisis and it isn't about politics; it's about pathology.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

What kind of Christianity is that?

Posted on: Oct 31, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A question that deserves an answer before election day.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2012, Source: AlteNet

If he's elected let's pray Romney isn't a good Mormon! Let's hope he's faking it!

Posted on: Nov 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet

There is a brutal movement in America that legitimizes child abuse in the name of God.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Deference to religion masquerading as politics must end.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The people, churches and groups that shaped Bachmann's thinking are far more anti-woman than most Americans fully comprehend.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Bachmann's radical right-wing influences include the most extremist figures in the history of the religious right.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2011, Source: AlterNet

There is a growing movement in America that equates godliness with hatred of our government -- in fact, hatred of our country.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Rupert Murdoch is one of America’s number one publishers of evangelical and other religious books.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The deluded religious belief that any people or nation or church is a "chosen" people is the root of almost all our troubles.

Posted on: May 13, 2011, Source: De Capo Press

The Right has pushed for the state to hand over its public duties to private companies, including military operations, prisons, health care, public transport, and all the rest.