January 20, 2009 / Theology
In this essay the author explores the fraternal worldview exhibited in the work of Francis of Assisi as a contemporary source for Christian hope in the face of death.
Daniel P. Horan, OFM, is a Franciscan friar of Holy Name Province (NY) and a graduate student at the Washington Theological Union (Washington, DC). He has written articles on Franciscan theology, philosophy, and spirituality that have appeared in such journals as America, Spiritual Life, The Cord, and Seminary Journal. His current research interest focuses on Radical Orthodoxy and the recent uses of John Duns Scotus. For more information visit www.danhoran.com.