Dr. Scott Hahn: Biography, Writings, and Talks
Dr. Scott Hahn is a Professor of Theology and Scripture at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio where he has taught since 1990. Scott is also the founder and director of Saint Paul Center for Biblical Theology also located in Steubenville.
Dr. Scott Hahn received his BA in 1979 from Grove City College in Pennsylvania with a triple major of theology, philosophy, and economics (magna cum laude). Scott then obtained his MDiv (summa cum laude) from Gordon-Conwell Seminary in 1982.
Dr. Hahn is a former Presbyterian minister with ten years of youth and pastoral ministry experience 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.
Dr. Scott Hahn entered the Catholic Church at Easter 1986 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and he was joined by his wife Kimberly at the Easter Vigil Mass in 1990. Since 1990, Dr. Hahn has served as professor of theology and Scripture at Franciscan University. In May 1995, Hahn was awarded a PhD in systematic theology from Marquette University (Phi Beta Kappa).
Dr. Scott Hahn has given over 600 talks in the US and other countries on theological and biblical topics related to the Catholic faith. Dr. Hahn has also written numerous books, some of which we carry on The Crossroads Initiative, including The Lamb's Supper: The Mass as Heaven on Earth; Hail, Holy Queen: The Mother of God in the Word of God; First Comes Love: Finding Your Family in the Church and the Trinity, and Understanding Our Father: Biblical Reflections on the Lord's Prayer, Swear to God, and Scripture Matters are the titles of his newest books. He is also the author of Lord Have Mercy, A Father Who Keeps His Promises: Godís Covenant Love in Scripture, co-author (along with his wife, Kimberly) of Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism, and co-editor of Catholic for a Reason: Scripture and the Mystery of the Family of God. Dr. Hahn has also written numerous articles and is editor of Scripture Matters as it appears in Envoy Magazine.
Dr. Scott Hahn and his wife Kimberly reside in Steubenville, Ohio with their six children.