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New Book of Essays Now Available!

In Uncategorized on October 17, 2016 at 7:43 am

Horan cover finalGod is Not Fair and Other Reasons for Gratitude, Fr. Dan Horan’s latest book, is now available from Franciscan Media. Here’s what the publisher says.

“Author, Franciscan friar, and popular retreat leader Daniel Horan puts Christian dilemmas into a new light in this new book of thoughtful reflections. As Paul made clear to the Corinthians two thousand years ago, being a Christian can mean appearing out-of-step at times. This is because a Christian’s priorities aren’t measured by the culture, but according to the reign of God that Jesus preached and modeled. Read the rest of this entry »


John Duns Scotus and Radical Orthodoxy Book Now Available!

In Uncategorized on June 24, 2014 at 6:58 am

71FrLZzBm+LPostmodernity and Univocity: A Critical Account of Radical Orthodoxy and John Duns Scotus is Fr. Dan Horan’s next academic monograph and is now available by Fortress Press. Here is what the publisher says about the book:

“Nearly twenty-five years ago, John Milbank inaugurated Radical Orthodoxy, one of the most significant and influential theological movements of the last two decades. In Milbank’sTheology and Social Theory, he constructed a sweeping theological genealogy of the origins of modernity and the emergence of the secular, counterposed by a robust retrieval of traditional orthodoxy as the critical philosophical and theological mode of being in the postmodern world. Read the rest of this entry »

New Book on Merton and the Franciscan Tradition!

In Uncategorized on June 24, 2014 at 6:51 am

The Franciscan Heart of Thomas MertonThe Franciscan Heart of Thomas Merton: A New Look at the Spiritual Inspiration of His Life, Thought, and Writing is Fr. Dan Horan’s next book and is now available! The publisher writes the following about the book: “Daniel Horan, O.F.M., popular author of Dating God and other books on Franciscan themes–and expert on the spirituality of Thomas Merton–masterfully presents the untold story of how the most popular saint in Christian history inspired the most popular spiritual writer of the twentieth century, and how together they can inspire a new generation of Christians. Read the rest of this entry »

Daniel P. Horan, OFM

In Uncategorized on September 30, 2011 at 2:07 am

Daniel Horan, OFM is a Franciscan friar of the Most Holy Name of Jesus Province (New York) and currently resides in Boston, MA.

Before entering the Order of Friars Minor (the Franciscans), Dan was a professional photographer specializing in editorial and sports photography. Dan has previously taught at Siena College, St. Bonaventure University, and is currently completing a doctorate in systematic theology at Boston College. Additionally, he is working on a number of writing projects and travels frequently to give public lectures, retreats, and workshops around the United States and Europe.

Dan is a member of the American Academy of Religion, the College Theology Society, American Catholic Philosophical Association, the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality, and The International Thomas Merton Society. And currently serves on the Board of Directors for the International Thomas Merton Society


Order of Friars Minor

In Uncategorized on September 24, 2011 at 12:31 am

“The Most High Himself revealed to me that I should live according to the pattern of the Holy Gospel.”
~ St. Francis of Assisi