Dr. Scott Hahn
Dr. Scott Hahn was
born in 1957. An exceptionally popular speaker and teacher, Dr. Hahn has
delivered numerous talks nationally and internationally on a variety of topics
related to Scripture and the Catholic faith. His talks have been effective in
helping thousands of Protestants and fallen away Catholics to (re)embrace the
He was awarded the Father Michael Scanlan, TOR, Chair of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization at Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio, where he has taught since 1990. He is the founder and president of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. From 2005-2011, Hahn held the Pope Benedict XVI Chair of Biblical Theology and Liturgical Proclamation at St. Vincent Seminary in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. From 2014-2015, he served as the McEssy Distinguished Visiting Professor of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization, University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, Illinois.
Hahn is also the
best-selling author of numerous books including “The
Lamb’s Supper,” “Reasons to Believe”and
“Rome Sweet Home” (co-authored
with his wife, Kimberly). Some of his newest books are “The First Society,” “The Fourth Cup,” “Romans: A Catholic Commentary
on Sacred Scripture,” “The Creed,” “Evangelizing Catholics,” “Angels and Saints”
and “Joy to the World.”
Hahn received his bachelor’s 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. He has 10 years of youth and pastoral ministry experience in Protestant congregations (in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Massachusetts, Kansas and Virginia) 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. He has been married since 1979. The Hahns have six children, two of whom are seminarians for the Diocese of Steubenville, and 18 grandchildren.