My Book = RELEVANT MAG Top 20


I just got some awesome news from my publisher. RELEVANT Magazine named Love is an Orientation as one of their Top 20 Best Overall Books of 2009. Here is the release.

So crazy humbling. I never thought this stuff would happen. Wow.

What a great birthday present today.

Much love.

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About Andrew Marin

Andrew Marin is President and Founder of The Marin Foundation ( He is author of the award winning book Love Is an Orientation (2009), its interactive DVD curriculum (2011), and recently an academic ebook titled Our Last Option: How a New Approach to Civility can Save the Public Square (2013). Andrew is a regular contributor to a variety of media outlets and frequently lectures at universities around the world. Since 2010 Andrew has been asked by the United Nations to advise their various agencies on issues of bridging opposing worldviews, civic engagement, and theological aspects of reconciliation. For twelve years he lived in the LGBT Boystown neighborhood of Chicago, and is currently based St. Andrews, Scotland, where he is teaching and researching at the University of St. Andrews earning his PhD in Constructive Theology with a focus on the Theology of Culture. Andrew's research centers on the cultural, political, and religious dynamics of reconciliation. Andrew is married to Brenda, and you can find him elsewhere on Twitter (@Andrew_Marin), Facebook (AndrewMarin01), and Instagram (@andrewmarin1).

  • CoffeeHouse Reader

    Happy Birthday Andrew! :)

  • Melissa

    Happy birthday, Andrew! I think these two honors you have just received are confirmation that God is with you, He knows your heart is for His glory, and He will honor that. He is faithful and He will provide what you need to continue the work he has called you to do. Blessings!

  • Rachel H. Evans

    “Love is an Orientation” is on my Christmas list! Can’t wait to read it.

  • Debbie Thurman

    Congrats! Yes, what a cool birthday present. Think you’ll stick around now? :)

  • Sarah C.

    I keep convincing more and more people to read it. Congrats on the honor, and happy birthday!

  • Stan

    Such great new for you, what an honor for you and the amazing book you wrote, enjoying it so much. H*A*P*P*Y B*I*R*T*H*D*A*Y

  • Matt Nightingale

    SO happy for you. God is using you and blessing you and rewarding you. Thank you for your dedication and hard work.

  • Hihopes

    Love this! This will build the momentum forward for this years’ achievements that our Lord has in-store!