Scott Hahn
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Scott Hahn

Dr. Scott Hahn is the author (or editor) of over forty books, including several recent titles (Joy to the World, Evangelizing Catholics, Angels and Saints, and Consuming the Word), along with best-selling titles like Rome Sweet Home, The Lamb's Supper, Hail Holy Queen, A Father Who Keeps His Promises, Lord Have Mercy, First Comes Love, Swear to God, Understanding Our Father, Scripture Matters, Spirit and Life, Understanding the Scriptures, Catholic Bible Dictionary, Many Are Called, Signs of Life, Reasons to Believe, Answering the New Atheism, Ordinary Work Extraordinary Grace, and Living the Mysteries. His academic publications include Kinship by Covenant: A Canonical Approach to the Fulfillment of God's Saving Promises (Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library), The Kingdom of God as Liturgical Empire: A Theological Commentary on 1-2 Chronicles, Covenant and Communion: The Biblical Theology of Pope Benedict XVI, Letter and Spirit: From Written Text to Living Word in the Liturgy, and Politicizing the Bible: The Roots of Historical Criticism and the Secularization of Scripture (1300-1700). He is the editor of the academic periodical, Letter & Spirit: A Journal of Catholic Biblical Theology, and co-editor of the Ignatius Catholic Study Bible.

An exceptionally popular speaker and teacher, Dr. Scott Hahn has delivered thousands of popular talks and academic lectures, nationally and internationally, on a wide range of topics related to Scripture, Theology and the Catholic faith. Hundreds of these presentations have been recorded and distributed by Lighthouse Catholic Media. He has appeared on hundreds of television programs on the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), where he has also been the regular host and presenter on several popular 13-week series (including Our Fathers Plan, The Lamb's Super, Genesis to Jesus, Consuming the Word).

Founder and President of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology (www.stpaulcenter.com / www.salvationhistory.com ), Dr. Hahn holds the Fr. Michael Scanlan, TOR Chair of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization at Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he's taught since 1990. He also holds the William and Lois McEssy Distinguished Visiting Professor of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization at Mundelein Seminary in Chicago. In 2005, he was awarded the Pope Benedict XVI Chair of Biblical Theology and Liturgical Proclamation at St. Vincent Seminary (Latrobe PA), which he held through 2011. He also held the Cardinal Laghi Chair of Catholic Theology from 2002-2004 at the Pontifical Seminary Josephinum (Columbus OH).

Scott graduated from Grove City College in 1979 with his BA in Theology, Philosophy and Economics (magna cum laude). He graduated from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in 1982 with his M.Div (summa cum laude). Scott received his Ph.D. in Theology from Marquette University in 1995 (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa). He was ordained in 1982 at Trinity Presbyterian Church (Fairfax VA). He entered the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil, 1986.

Dr. Scott Hahn was born in 1957, and has been married to Kimberly since 1979. They live in Steubenville Ohio and have six children and twelve grandchildren.

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Best Sellers

    • The Lamb's Supper

    • The Mass as Heaven on Earth
    • By: Scott Hahn
    • Narrated by: Scott Hahn
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Best-selling author Scott Hahn sheds new light on the Mass, offering readers a deeper appreciation of the most familiar of Catholic rituals....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My Lord and My God - I'm home at last!

    • By Bernadette on 05-26-12

    Regular price: $14.60

    • Reasons to Believe

    • How to Understand, Defend, and Explain the Catholic Faith
    • By: Scott Hahn
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 397
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    In Reasons to Believe, Scott Hahn, a convert to Catholicism, explains the "how and why" of the Catholic faith....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing person, Scott Hahn

    • By Fr Adrian G. Head on 04-09-12

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Fourth Cup

    • Unveiling the Mystery of the Last Supper and the Cross
    • By: Scott Hahn
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    From the best-selling author of The Lamb's Supper and Signs of Life comes an illuminating work on the Catholic Eucharist and its link to the Jewish Passover meal....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Solid study

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-19-18
    • Unveiling the Mystery of the Last Supper and the Cross
    • By: Scott Hahn
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 02-20-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 180 ratings

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Signs of Life

    • 40 Catholic Customs and Their Biblical Roots
    • By: Scott Hahn
    • Narrated by: Scott Hahn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
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    Each chapter concludes with loving, good-natured, inspiring advice on applying the Church's wisdom to everyday life.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful "Listening"

    • By Billy Barker on 04-08-10
    • 40 Catholic Customs and Their Biblical Roots
    • By: Scott Hahn
    • Narrated by: Scott Hahn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 01-19-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 282 ratings

    Regular price: $23.93

    • The First Society

    • The Sacrament of Matrimony and the Restoration of the Social Order
    • By: Scott Hahn
    • Narrated by: Scott Hahn
    • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    In The First Society: The Sacrament of Matrimony and the Restoration of the Social Order, Scott Hahn makes the startling claim that our society's ills and its cures are rooted in whether we reject or accept the divine graces made available through the sacrament of holy matrimony.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • must read!!!

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-16-18
    • The Sacrament of Matrimony and the Restoration of the Social Order
    • By: Scott Hahn
    • Narrated by: Scott Hahn
    • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
    • Release date: 04-16-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 34 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Angels and Saints

    • A Biblical Guide to Friendship with God's Holy Ones
    • By: Scott Hahn
    • Narrated by: Scott Hahn
    • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Angels and saints. Catholics tend to think of them as different from the rest of us. Yet they are very near to us in every way....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful, thoughtful introduction to major saints

    • By Deb Kastner on 12-06-14
    • A Biblical Guide to Friendship with God's Holy Ones
    • By: Scott Hahn
    • Narrated by: Scott Hahn
    • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
    • Release date: 05-27-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 230 ratings

    Regular price: $16.80

    • A Father Who Keeps His Promises

    • God's Covenant Love in Scripture
    • By: Scott Hahn
    • Narrated by: Paul Smith
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    In A Father Who Keeps His Promises, the popular Catholic apologist Scott Hahn focuses on the “big picture” of Scripture....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome! Explains God's Love and Mercy.

    • By Rosanna on 02-11-13

    Regular price: $29.37

    • The Creed

    • Professing the Faith Through the Ages
    • By: Scott Hahn
    • Narrated by: Scott Hahn
    • Length: 4 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
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    The Creed tells the story of how the very profession of our belief in Christ fashions us for heavenly life as we live out our earthly days....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Approachable, detailed and enlightening

    • By Kindle Customer on 04-05-17
    • Professing the Faith Through the Ages
    • By: Scott Hahn
    • Narrated by: Scott Hahn
    • Length: 4 hrs and 16 mins
    • Release date: 06-27-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 148 ratings

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Swear to God

    • The Promise and Power of the Sacraments
    • By: Scott Hahn
    • Narrated by: Brian Keeler
    • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
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    Swear to God is a testament to the seven sacraments....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • All should listen

    • By DavidH on 05-16-18
    • The Promise and Power of the Sacraments
    • By: Scott Hahn
    • Narrated by: Brian Keeler
    • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 08-04-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 69 ratings

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Ordinary Work, Extraordinary Grace

    • My Spiritual Journey in Opus Dei
    • By: Scott Hahn
    • Narrated by: Paul Smith
    • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Hahn recounts the significant role Opus Dei played in his conversion from evangelical Christianity to Catholicism and explains why its teachings remain at the center of his life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Opus Deai - a spiritual path

    • By Len Epperson on 09-28-16

    Regular price: $20.97

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