“Covenant and Communion” Lecture Topic for Scott Hahn November 9


Dr. Scott Hahn, author, speaker and professor, will lecture on “Covenant and Communion” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, November 9, at the Robert S. Carey Performing Arts Center at Saint Vincent College. Dr. Hahn is The Pope Benedict XVI Chair in Biblical Theology and Homiletics for Excellence in Preaching at Saint Vincent Seminary. The lecture is free and open to the public. Reservations are suggested and can be made by calling 724-805-2177.

Dr. Scott Hahn has delivered numerous talks nationally and internationally on a wide variety of topics related to Scripture and the Catholic faith. Hundreds of these talks have been produced on audio and videotapes by Saint Joseph Communications. A native of Pittsburgh, Dr. Hahn has also served as a Professor of Theology and Scripture at Franciscan University of Steubenville since 1990. He is the founder and president of The Saint Paul Center for Biblical Theology.

The Signs of Life: Forty Catholic Customs and their Biblical Roots (2009), Kingship by Covenant: A Canonical Approach to the Fulfillment of God’s Promises (Anchor Bible Reference Library, 2009), Reasons to Believe: How to Understand, Explain, and Defend the Catholic Faith (Doubleday: New York, 2007) and Ordinary Work, Extraordinary Grace (Doubleday: New York, 2006) are the titles of his newest books.

Previous works include Letter & Spirit: From Written Text to Living Word in the Liturgy (2005); Swear to God: The Promise and Power of the Sacraments, (Doubleday, 2004). Other books from Dr. Hahn include Scripture Matters: Essays on Reading the Bible from the Heart of the Church (Emmaus Road, 2003); Lord, Have Mercy: The Healing Power of Confession (Doubleday, 2003); First Comes Love: Finding Your Family in the Church and the Trinity (Doubleday, 2002); Hail Holy Queen: The Mother of God in the Word of God (Doubleday, 2001); The Lamb’s Supper: The Mass as Heaven on Earth (1999); A Father Who Keeps His Promises (Servant Publications, 1997). In addition, he served as coauthor (along with his wife, Kimberly) of Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism (Ignatius Press, 1993).