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Francis A. Schaeffer

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Francis A. Schaeffer


Born
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The United States
January 30, 1912

Died
May 15, 1984

Genre

Influences


Francis August Schaeffer was an American Evangelical Christian theologian, philosopher, and Presbyterian pastor. He is most famous for his writings and his establishment of the L'Abri community in Switzerland. Opposed to theological modernism, Schaeffer promoted a more historic Protestant faith and a presuppositional approach to Christian apologetics which he believed would answer the questions of the age.

Wife: Edith Schaeffer
children: Susan Schaeffer Macaulay
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“Biblical orthodoxy without compassion is surely the ugliest thing in the world.”
Francis Schaeffer

“The Christian is the one whose imagination should fly beyond the stars.”
Francis A. Schaeffer, Art & the Bible

“The Bible is clear here: I am to love my neighbor as myself, in the manner needed, in a practical way, in the midst of the fallen world, at my particular point of history. This is why I am not a pacifist. Pacifism in this poor world in which we live -- this lost world -- means that we desert the people who need our greatest help.”
Francis Schaeffer

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