Dr. Scott Hahn
Dr. Scott Hahn is the author or editor of over forty books, including best-selling titles like Rome Sweet Home, and The Lamb’s Supper. He is the editor of the academic periodical, Letter & Spirit: A Journal of Catholic Biblical Theology, and co-editor of theIgnatius 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. 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 series including Our Fathers Plan and Genesis to Jesus.
In 2012, Dr. Hahn was awarded the Fr. 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, which he held through 2011. In 2002, he was awarded Pio Cardinal Laghi Chair of Catholic Theology at the Pontifical Seminary Josephinum, which he held through 2004.
Scott received his Bachelor of Arts degree with a triple-major in Theology, Philosophy, and Economics from Grove City College, Pennsylvania; in 1979, his Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in 1982; and his Ph.D. in Biblical Theology from Marquette University in 1995. Scott has ten years of youth and pastoral ministry experience in Protestant congregations and is a former Professor of Theology at Chesapeake Theological Seminary. He was ordained in 1982 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Fairfax, Virginia. He entered the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil, 1986. Married to Kimberly since 1979, they now have six children and seven grandchildren.
Kimberly became a Catholic at the Easter Vigil of 1990 in Joliet, Illinois, after a difficult struggle during the four years following her husband Scott’s entrance into the Catholic Church. They wrote a book together entitled Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism.
Kimberly received a Bachelors of Arts in Communication Arts from Grove City College in Pennsylvania, followed by a Masters of Arts in Theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in May, 1982. Scott and Kimberly have been married since 1979 and have six children. Kimberly has been a full-time, stay-at- home Mom since their firstborn’s arrival. Currently, she home schools her younger children. She enjoys speaking with Scott, but ministry is a priority after family commitments.
Kimberly has written or contributed to many books on Catholicism, marriage, the family, and homeschooling. During past school years, Kimberly led a weekly Bible study at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. Her studies on Mysteries of the Rosary, Proverbs 31, Knowing the Will of God, Finances, Praying from the Hearth, Dating and Courtship, and Women of Hope are available through St. Joseph Communications as are many of her talks on topics related to family life and the Catholic Faith.
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