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Church and ministry leadership resources to better equip, train and provide ideas for today’s church and ministry leaders, like you. For those who have yet to get it can you describe the process. When one of my editors heard about this, she suggested that it might make a good book and that I should also keep that in the back of my mind. In the end, it turned out that the format and style did lend itself well to a book, something very close to a short Lenten retreat or series of reflections that others might appreciate. What makes Franciscan though on these two topics different than others? I really believe that Francis of Assisi, who remains the most famous saint in Christian history after Mary the mother of God, of course , offers all women and men a model of Christian living. He knew intuitively what it was to love fully and suffer, as well as the centrality of these themes in the Christian tradition. Rather, these are two sides of the same coin, which we might call passion.

Dating God: A young friar’s experience of solitude

It may seem shocking to compare our relationship with God with the notion of “dating. With fresh insight and a deep personal spirituality, Horan points out that the desire, uncertainty, and love we experience in relationship with God resembles our earthly relationships: We set aside time for the people who are most important to us.

Horan reminds us that St. Francis of Assisi understood and even described his relationship with God in a similar way. Drawing from the Franciscan tradition, Dating God encourages us to see St.

Daniel Horan, O.F.M., popular author and Merton expert explores the two openness to other faiths, devotion to peace, and view of God.

Available on Special Order This title is not currently in stock in our warehouse. Please add extra days for special-order processing. With fresh insight and a deep personal spirituality, Horan points out that the desire, uncertainty, and love we experience in relationship with God resembles our earthly relationships: We set aside time for the people who are most important to us.

Horan reminds us that St. Francis of Assisi understood and even described his relationship with God in a similar way. Drawing from the Franciscan tradition, Dating God encourages us to see St. Daniel P. He has taught at Siena College and St. Bonaventure University, and has published numerous scholarly and popular articles on Franciscan theology and spirituality, Thomas Merton, and contemporary systematic theology.

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Post a Comment. At his Dating God blog site , Brother Daniel Horan notes that while there’s a lot of talk about Vatican II, much of this talk is ill-informed, because it fails to focus on what the council actually said. Horan suspects and I think he’s right that many of those talking about Vatican II have not even read its documents, let alone studied them with care. Not everyone is identical in physical capacity and in mental and moral resources.

Daniel P. Horan, OFM, a Franciscan friar of Holy Name Province, was a lecturer Grosseteste” (Heythrop Journal, ); and the forthcoming book Dating God:​.

Jon M. It was a selection of the History Book Club and received a starred review in Booklist. Francis Prayer Book. Sweeney writes regularly for America and The Tablet , and is the publisher and editor-in-chief at Paraclete Press. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. James Martin, S. Robert Ellsberg is the editor-in-chief and publisher of Orbis Books. He previously served as managing editor of The Catholic Worker. Daniel P.

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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​.

In this engaging and accessible work by Daniel Horan, O. It is not at first apparent, and it has long been overlooked, but among the myriad influences that combine to shape and inform the life, thought and writing of Thomas Merton stands the Franciscan intellectual and spiritual tradition. Bonaventure and John Duns Scotus. Prior to taking the teaching position at St. Francis and the spiritual and intellectual tradition that extended from him.

Horan does, however, seem to imply that Merton would have considered such a move later in his life although he offers no evidence in support—in fact in , according to Merton biographer Jim Forest, he seriously considered, and requested, permission to join the Carthusian Order which would have meant a further retreat into solitude. The Carthusians, an Order formed by St. The evidence that Thomas Merton grew more committed to the life of a hermit is overwhelming—evidence that is given a bit of short shrift in this book.

While Fr.

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Please type in your email address in order to receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password. Thomas Merton was one of the greatest spiritual writers and social critics of the past century. For thousands of men and women, he remains a guide and model for contemplative living, interreligious dialogue, and intellectual exploration.

Join Daniel P. Horan, OFM in this collection of selected reflections from his popular ‘Dating God’ blog, which seeks to offer a rich and inspirational series of.

Much has been written on the last words of Jesus, the traditional phrases taken from Scripture that depict the final moments of Jesus’s life as he dies on the cross. In this new take on the last words, author Dan Horan brings a fresh perspective to this time-honored meditation as he challenges readers to look at their lives through the lens of Jesus’s suffering and death. Yet interlaced with suffering, the focus throughout is on the immense love of God for human beings, shown in the gift of Jesus, God made flesh.

In his preface, Horan writes: “In a world that remains irrevocably shaped by the suffering of the human condition, the misunderstanding between groups and cultures symbolized by the horrific events of September 11, we need to hear Christ’s words anew. An ideal Lenten companion, especially during Holy Week, The Last Words of Jesus will also serve as a useful meditation throughout the year on the deep love Jesus bore for us in taking on the human condition. Comienza a leer en tu Kindle en menos de un minuto.

He has taught at Siena College and St. Bonaventure University, and has published numerous scholarly and popular articles on Franciscan theology and spirituality, Thomas Merton, and contemporary systematic theology. Opiniones de clientes. Principales opiniones internacionales. Compra verificada. A good book and a quick read.

Dating God : Franciscan Spirituality for the Next Generation

As if his roles as assistant professor of systematic theology and spirituality at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, columnist for National Catholic Reporter, co-host of The Francis Effect Podcast, and frequent lecturer and retreat director — nationally and abroad — are not enough to fill his days, Daniel Horan, OFM, somehow finds time to author scholarly books. DAN: The subject of theological anthropology — how the Christian tradition understands the human person — has been an academic interest of mine for a long time.

Then a friend and colleague, Sr. Ilia Delio, OSF — a professor at Villanova University who is the general editor of a book series at Orbis Books about new approaches to classical theological subjects — asked me if I would write the volume on the human person, on theological anthropology.

Francis testifies that “God revealed a form of greeting to me, telling me that a Living Prayer by Daniel P. Horan, OFM 26 Connecting the Gospel and had run a podcast himself based off one of his early books, Dating God.

He instructed them about what to do if people did not listen nor accept the peace that was proffered. They were to shake the dust off their feet. In his Testament, Francis told the friars they should work and when they receive nothing for their work they could beg alms from door to door. No, it was totally different.

It was the harmony, flowing from the realization that every sister and brother is a child of God, the Father of us all. John the Baptist Province, work hard to continue the work of St. Francis in spreading the Gospel to all. But the way in which Francis preached the Gospel has dramatically changed. It is our mission to adapt to those changes so that we can carry on the work of Francis.

And we have.

Dating God: Live and Love in the way of St. Francis by Daniel P. Horan, OFM

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In fact, it is the title of an essay written by Horan in , and later included as a chapter in his book, Dating God. The website, The American.

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On his popular blog “Dating God,” Franciscan Br. Daniel Horan posted the reasons he doesn’t support the annual march. The surprising thing?

Labirint Ozon. Charles M. Murphy offers readers an insightful look into the significance and legacy of St. Francis of Assisi for the Church and world today according to the New Evangelization and the wonderfully hopeful election of Pope Francis. This book, the first of its kind, is sure to inspire rich conversation and deep reflection on the meaning of Christian discipleship in our time, and challenge us to ‘preach by our deeds’ JUST AS [both] the saint and the pope named Francis DID.

Horan, O. To do this, word and witness have to be one and the same.

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