Schaeffer’s Son Not Repentant

By Julia Duin

I still remember the first time I saw Frank Schaeffer, then known in the evangelical Christian world as “Franky,” the son of revered scholar Francis Schaeffer.
It was 1983, and Franky, then 31, was giving a rousing speech about laying down one’s life in defense of the unborn to pro-lifers gathered at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Twenty-six years later, Mr. Schaeffer, 57 – who changed his moniker to ‘Frank’ around the time his 1992 autobiographical novel “Portofino” was published – is unrecognizable. He is now Greek Orthodox, although contrary to the position of his church, he believes abortion should be legal. For more, read here.