This will be a brief review of Schaeffer’s recent book:
- Why I am an Atheist Who Believes in God, Frank Scheffer 2014.
Full disclosure — I “purchased” the Kindle edition of this book when the price was right (i.e. it was free).
I follow Schaeffer’s blog: “Why I Still Talk to Jesus — In Spite of Everything“. I at least skim most of the posts, but only read a few in detail. Schaeffer is a relentless self-marketer. Some of his posts are of broad interest, and some are just selling himself or his latest book.
I had already purchased (for real money), his previous book “And God said Billy”, but I stopped reading that about halfway through. So I had decided not to buy his latest book. Even when Schaeffer announced that it would be free for two days, I continued with my decision to not “buy”.
Then I read Benjamin Corey’s post “When Two Formerly Fundies Chat: My Video Interview With Frank Schaeffer (and get his new book FREE)!” It was a great interview. I recommend that you watch it. For me, it was Corey, rather than Schaeffer, who was the star of that interview. In any case, that’s when I changed my mind and picked up the Kindle book while it was still free.