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[[Image:Frank.jpg|right|frame|Frank Schaeffer]]'''Frank Schaeffer''' (b. 1952) is a well-known and much sought-after speaker. He lectures on the Orthodox Faith, Christianity and the arts, and his [[conversion]] to the Orthodox Faith. He has served on the Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Council and as the lay chairman of the Religious Education Committee of the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America]]. He is also the editor and founder of [[Regina Orthodox Press]] which publishes many Orthodox books.
Frank Schaeffer was born in Switzerland in 1952 to American missionary parents. His father, Francis Schaeffer, is was a well-known Evangelical theologian. He attended boarding schools in England and Wales. After studying art in Geveva Geneva he worked as a painter and had a number of successful shows in Geneva, London, and New York. After, he began to direct and produce films. Frank Schaeffer has made over 25 hours of documentaries including a series on medical ethics made with the then Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. C. Everett Koop entitled "''Whatever Happened to the Human Race?" '' He has also directed four feature films: "''Wired to Kill''," "''Headhunter''," "''Rebel Storm''," and "''Baby on Board" '' (for ABC starring Judge Reinhold and Carol Kane).
Frank Schaeffer has lived in the USA, Switzerland, the UK, and South Africa. He and his wife Regina currently live in Salisbury, MA Massachusetts, and have three children. He works full-time as a writer of both screenplays and novels and also as a movie director and producer. Frank Schaeffer has also collaborated on the musical comedy version of his novel ''Portofino '' currently being developed for the stage. Schaeffer is the author of "Dancing Alone" numerous books, both non-fiction and "Letters to Father Aristotlefiction."
== Books== It seems the Orthodox Church has not had much affect on Frank Schaeffer*''Baby Jack: A Novel''s hateful tirades against anyone with whom he disagrees. This could be the result of Frank's delusions of grandeur ISBN 978- or perhaps it is a lack of spiritual discipline within his parish community0786713912. *''Crazy for God: How I am Grew Up as One of course assuming Frank still has faith in the Elect, Helped Found the Religious Right, and Lived to Take All (is faithful toor Almost All) the teachings of the Orthodox ChurchIt Back''. But I could be quite wrong about thatISBN 978-0306817502. Fortunately, *''Dancing Alone: The Quest for Orthodox Faith in spite the Age of his over bloated writings concerning how important he has been as a former evangelical right winger (now he imagines himself a left wing intellectual), Frank is really a blip on the cultural map. His novels are equivalent to masturbation, in that, itFalse Religion''s all about him. He genuinely believes that everyone who does not agree with his view of the world is an ignorant fool. And he wants you to believe it too. Thank God most people aren't listeningISBN 978-1928653097.  == Books by him ==*''Faith of Our Sons: Voices from the American Homefront -- The Wartime Diary of a Marine's Father''.(ISBN 0786713224).*''Keeping Faith: A Father-Son Story About Love and the United States Marine Corps ''. ISBN 0786713089.*Saving Grandma''Letters to Father Aristotle: A Journey Through Contemporary American Orthodoxy''. ISBN 978-0964914100.*''Portofino*Dancing Alone: The Quest for Orthodox Faith in the Age of False ReligionA Novel''. ISBN 978-0786713752.*Zermatt ''Saving Grandma: A Novel''. ISBN 978-0786713912.*''Voices from the Front : Letters Home from the Soldiers of Gulf War II''. ISBN 978-0786716586.*Letters to Father Aristotle''Zermatt: A Journey Through Contemporary American OrthodoxyNovel''. ISBN 978-0786714605.
== External links ==
[[Category:Modern Writers]]
[[Category:Converts to Orthodox Christianity|Schaeffer]]
[[Category:Converts to Orthodox Christianity from Protestantism|Schaeffer]]
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