Catholic theologian and author to speakPublished 10:01am Tuesday, October 22, 2013
One of the most prolific Catholic authors will speak at St. Joseph Church on Wednesday.
Dr. Scott Hahn is the author or editor of more than 40 books, including best-selling titles like “Rome Sweet Home,” “The Lamb’s Supper,” “Understanding Our Father,” and “Living the Mysteries.”
Hahn has delivered thousands of talks and academic lectures, nationally and internationally, on a wide range of topics related to Scripture, theology and the Catholic faith. 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 13-week series.
In 2012, Hahn was awarded the Father Michael Scanlan Chair of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he has taught since 1990.
He is the founder and president of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. In 2005, he was awarded the Pope Benedict XVI Chair of Biblical Theology and Liturgical Proclamation at St. Vincent Seminary in Latrobe, Pa., which he held through 2011.
Hahn graduated from Grove City College in 1979 with his bachelor’s degree in theology, philosophy and economics.
He graduated from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in 1982 with his master’s of divinity. He received his doctorate in theology from Marquette University in 1995 and has 10 years of youth and pastoral ministry experience in Protestant congregations.
Hahn was ordained in 1982 at Trinity Presbyterian Church. He entered the Catholic Church in 1986.
The talk will be at 7 p.m. and everyone in the community is invited.