Name: Francis A. Schaeffer (1912-1984)
Why you should know him: Schaeffer was one of the most influential figures in American evangelicalism between the period between World War II and the Reagan-era.
Previous roles: Founder of L’Abri Fellowship International; Lecturer and author of eighteen books.
B.A., Hampden-Sydney College
B.Div. Faith Theological Seminary
Honorary D.Div., Highland College
Area of expertise/interest: Apologetics, philosophy, Western culture, abortion, neo-Calvinism
Books: The God Who is There (1968); Escape from Reason (1968); Death in the City(1969); The Church at the End of the Twentieth Century(1970); The Mark of a Christian (1970); Pollution and the Death of Man (1970); The Church Before the Watching World(1971); True Spirituality (1971); Back to Freedom and Dignity (1972); Basic Bible Studies(1972); Genesis in Space and Time(1972); He is There and He is Not Silent (1972); The New Super-Spirituality (1972); Art and the Bible (1973); Everybody Can Know (1973); No Little People (1974); Two Contents, Two Realities (1974); Joshua and the Biblical Flow of History (1975); No Final Conflict (1975); How Should We Then Live? (1976); Whatever Happened to the Human Race? (with C. Everett Koop) (1979); A Christian Manifesto (1981); The Great Evangelical Disaster (1983)
Online essays and articles:
Perspectives on Art (11 brief essays)
A Christian Manifesto (A lecture based on the book of the same title.)
Schaeffer on Education
Biography and Assessment: In the late 1940 ‘