Daniel P. Horan

Franciscan Fr. Daniel P. Horan is the director of the Center for the Study of Spirituality and professor of philosophy, religious studies and theology at Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana. He is also affiliated professor of spirituality at the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas. His most recent books are Engaging Thomas Merton: Spirituality, Justice, and Racism (Orbis Books, 2023) and Fear and Faith: Hope and Wholeness in a Fractured World (Paulist Press, 2024). Follow him on Facebook: Facebook.com/DanHoranOFM.

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Remembering the purpose and goal of academic theology

The Francis Effect podcast: SCOTUS and homelessness; pop culture roundup; Sr. Elizabeth Johnson

For Earth Day, Bruno Latour points to our role in environmental crisis

Trump's pseudo-Christianity is logical outcome of 'America's God'

The Francis Effect podcast: Mar-A-Lago 'Catholic' event; March Madness; Bruce Morrill

An ecological approach to Holy Week

The Francis Effect: Outreach's new director speaks; election race underway; Church Militant to end

A case for returning to movie theaters in the age of streaming

The Francis Effect podcast: IVF fallout; attack on Annunciation House; interview with Kathleen Dorsey Bellow

Get back to the basics of Lent with Anglican theologian Esau McCaulley

The Francis Effect podcast: Super Bowl ads; Sr. Joyce Rupp talks Lent

Can we stop treating politics like a game?

The Francis Effect podcast: $83M judgment against Trump; papal audience with Vatican journalists; Ansel Augustine

Q&A with philosopher John Caputo about 'What to Believe?' and radical theology

The Francis Effect podcast: Iowa caucus; 'Fiducia Supplicans'; Steven Millies

Don't overlook the significance of the LGBTQ+ community being seen

Why I finally left Twitter (aka 'X')

The Francis Effect podcast: Interview with Bishop John Stowe; COP28; pop culture

What is the meaning of Advent in our broken world?

The Francis Effect podcast: Bishop Strickland; Voting Rights Act; theologian timone davis