God Is Not Fair, and Other Reasons for Gratitude

published by Franciscan Media | Trade Paperback | 144 pages
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Healing the broken and the brokenhearted. Forgiving the unforgiveable. Loving the unlovable. God’s love can be astonishing—even foolish, by modern standards. Author, Franciscan friar, and retreat leader Fr. Dan Horan speaks weekly to groups of various kinds on what it means to be a follower of Jesus in the twenty-first century. His insights are often counterintuitive, in the best sense of the Gospel. This collection of essays is no exception. God Is Not Fair explores what it means to faithfully live by vows—counterculturally—today.  Stock #: B53141

Customer Reviews

Based on 11 reviews
Michael Kunsman
Not as expected

Have only started reading so final review yet to come, but good as have all other books I have obtained by this author.

Mary Powell

God Is Not Fair, and Other Reasons for Gratitude

Mary Hick

God Is Not Fair, and Other Reasons for Gratitude

Michael freeman

God Is Not Fair, and Other Reasons for Gratitude

Robert Schofield Jr
Guilt Trip

Another book about Catholic guilt but not the normal understandable guilt for sin. Seems as if the author feels terribly guilty for being born male and Caucasian. He appears to want his readers to feel guilty about systemic racism, toxic masculinity and anti-immigrant jingoism. Had a hard time finding the reasons for gratitude since 80% of the world are evidently victims.

Daniel P. Horan, OFM, is a Franciscan friar of Holy Name Province (NY) in residence at St. Anthony Shrine in Boston, a columnist for America magazine, and the author of several books including, most recently, the award-winning The Franciscan Heart of Thomas Merton: A New Look at the Spiritual Influence on his Life, Thought, and Writing. He is the author of more than eighty popular and scholarly articles, is a frequent lecturer and retreat director around the United States, Canada, and Europe, and has previously taught in the Department of Religious Studies at Siena College and in the Department of Theology at St. Bonaventure University. He serves on the Board of Directors of the International Thomas Merton Society. To learn more about his speaking engagements, visit his website: He blogs at and you can also find him on Facebook and Twitter (@DanHoranOFM).

Product Type:  Book

Item Number:  #B53141

ISBN:  9781632531414

Publication Date:  10/14/2016

BISAC:  RELIGION / Christian Living / Social Issues

Imprint:  Franciscan Media

Trim Size:  139.7 mm X 215.9 mm X
(Approx. 5.5 in X 8.5 in X )

Pages:  144

List Price:  $ 3.00