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Carroll Lecture: Loving the Dust We Are w/ Fr. Horan
7:00 PM
Carroll College 101/102 Simperman Hall/Wiegand Amphitheatre
Join Carroll College for the The Roeben-Raunig Lecture in Social Justice and the Human Animal Relationship. This year’s speaker Father Daniel Horan, OFM, PhD, presenting, “Loving the Dust We Are: Franciscan Spirituality and Justice for All God’s Creatures.”

So much of the Christian spiritual tradition has focused not only on human interiority but also human exclusivity in relationship to the divine, reinforcing a distorted image of humanity as over and against and separated from the rest of creation. This lecture invites us to reevaluate our understanding of the relationship between human and nonhuman creatures as members of God’s one family of creation. Drawing on the profound but often misunderstood Franciscan spiritual tradition. Fr. Daniel Horan will suggest ways that we can renew our sense of cosmic creatureliness while deepening our appreciation for nonhuman creaturely agency, arguing for a Christian spirituality that encourages us to “love the dust we are” and work for justice for all God’s creatures.

About Fr. Daniel Horan
Daniel P. Horan, OFM, PhD is a Franciscan friar of Holy Name Province (NY), assistant professor of systematic theology and spirituality at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, a columnist for the National Catholic Reporter, and the author of several books including All God’s Creatures: A Theology of Creation (2018), Catholicity and Emerging Personhood: A Contemporary Theological Anthropology (2019), and Reading, Praying, Living Pope Francis’s Rejoice and Be Glad (2019). He is currently working on a book about the Incarnation and is also co-host of The Francis Effect Podcast.
Age Group: Adults
Venue: Carroll College 101/102 Simperman Hall/Wiegand Amphitheatre
Address: 1250 Hunthausen Way Helena, Montana 59601
Phone: 4064474300

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