The role of the pope is one of the most questioned and misunderstood aspects of the Catholic Church. What does it mean to say that the pope is infallible? That there is an unbroken succession that goes back to St. Peter? With a little help from the Early Church Fathers, Scott Hahn explores the biblical basis of the papacy and the role of the Holy Father in shepherding the Church.Â
We canâ€™t have deep and loving relationships with our family and friends unless we first have a deep and loving relationship with Jesus. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Dr. Hahn is joined by his wife Kimberly. Together, they share their personal stories of the importance of living Godâ€™s love out in friendship.Â
We hear a lot today about a crisis of fatherhood, but weâ€™re also in the midst of a crisis of motherhood. It goes further back than the womenâ€™s liberation movement or Roe v. Wadeâ€”it goes back to the Garden of Eden. On this episode, Scott Hahn connects the Old and New Testaments to illuminate how Mary is the new Eve, the perfect mother.
Jesus gives us seven parables of the kingdom in Matthewâ€™s gospel. From the parable of the sower and the seed to the pearl of great price, they all show how the kingdom will be manifested on earth. In this episode, Scott Hahn points to the unlikely features of Christâ€™s kingdom.
Itâ€™s hard to think of any book of the Bible more misunderstood than Revelation. But you might know more about the Book of Revelation than you think. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn recounts a fateful airport encounter and details the connections he made between the New Testament and the sacrifice of the Mass.
Purgatory is one of the most misunderstood concepts in Catholicism. But itâ€™s not just non-Catholics who struggle to wrap their minds around it. Catholics themselves often donâ€™t know why the Church proclaims this teaching. In this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn will show that Purgatory is not only biblical, itâ€™s for our good.
The Greek terms for â€śjoyâ€ť and â€śrejoiceâ€ť appear in St. Paulâ€™s letter to the Philippians more than youâ€™ll find in any of his other epistles. On this episode, Scott Hahn unpacks the â€śEpistle of Joy.â€ť Heâ€™ll recount how Jesusâ€™ humble sacrifice and unity with the Father brought about salvationâ€”and eternal joyâ€”to mankind.Â
On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn shares his first experience at a Catholic Mass. As a Protestant, he immediately recognized how suffused the Mass is with Sacred Scripture. It has become a personal mission for him to help all Catholics make the connections he made. Listen to uncover the intimate relationship between the Mass and the Bible.