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Jonathan Roumie and The Chosen

Jonathan Roumie and The Chosen

September 25, 2020

Jonathan Roumie from The Chosen joins Scott Hahn to talk about what it’s like to play Jesus on TV, how his Catholic faith influences his work, and the role of Scripture in the show. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, get an inside look at how God has worked in Jonathan’s life and through The Chosen.

The Eucharist as the Fulfillment of the Bible with special guest Andrew Swafford

The Eucharist as the Fulfillment of the Bible with special guest Andrew Swafford

September 9, 2020

What’s so special about the book of Hebrews? Dr. Andrew Swafford, professor of Scripture and theology at Benedictine College, returns to explain how St. Paul’s writings point to the Eucharist as the fulfillment of the entire Bible. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Dr. Swafford and Dr. Hahn discuss their favorite book of the Bible and how it impacted Dr. Hahn’s conversion to the Catholic Church.

Why Read Scripture? with Special Guest Andrew Swafford

Why Read Scripture? with Special Guest Andrew Swafford

September 3, 2020

How does a college football player become a Scripture professor at Benedictine College? Dr. Andrew Swafford, professor of Scripture and theology at Benedictine College, joins Scott Hahn on this episode of The Road to Emmaus to discuss the power of Sacred Scripture and the importance of faithful scholarship. 

How Do We Defend the Faith?

How Do We Defend the Faith?

August 26, 2020

How can we defend supernatural truths with natural arguments? The truths of the faith are beyond the grasp of mere reason and yet they are eminently reasonable. If that sounds confusing, don’t worry. On this episode, Scott Hahn explains the resurgence of apologetics in the Church and shares his favorite resource for defending the faith.    

The Unexplored Union of Mary and the Holy Spirit

The Unexplored Union of Mary and the Holy Spirit

August 19, 2020

What is the intimate relationship between Mary and the Holy Spirit? Both St. Maximilian Kolbe and Matthias Scheeben speak of Mary as the “spouse of the Spirit.” In contemplating the mysteries of the faith, the Church continues to go deeper into her understanding of God’s plan. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn reminds us that the mystery of God and His creation is inexhaustible.  

**Bonus Episode** St. Maximilian Kolbe

**Bonus Episode** St. Maximilian Kolbe

August 19, 2020

One of the most influential saints of the 20th century was Maximilian Kolbe, who not only lived the gospel message by laying down his life for his brother, but also began one of the most powerful Marian movements today, the Militia of the Immaculata. In this episode, Scott Hahn talks about his personal devotion to St. Maximilian Kolbe. 

Why Does the Transfiguration Matter?

Why Does the Transfiguration Matter?

August 14, 2020

Unlike Christmas or Easter, the Feast of the Transfiguration isn’t usually marked by any special celebration. But there are key elements of the Transfiguration that merit closer attention, especially some of Jesus’ more mysterious sayings which we find in all three synoptic Gospels. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn unpacks the meaning behind the Transfiguration and why it matters.  

Things You Never Learned about Mary

Things You Never Learned about Mary

August 8, 2020

The Church’s rich teaching on the Blessed Mother is nearly inexhaustible. On today’s episode, Scott Hahn and guest Dr. Nina Heereman discuss new developments in Marian study that give deeper meaning to Catholics’ devotion.  

The Unspeakable Mystery of the Eucharist

The Unspeakable Mystery of the Eucharist

July 29, 2020

Priests have a unique and important role in the mystery of the Eucharist. As participants in the headship of Christ, they share Christ’s life in a particular way. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn is joined by Dr. Lawrence Feingold, author, professor, and scholar. Go deeper into the mystery of the Eucharist and the priest’s relationship to this great sacrament.  

Ask the Bishop

Ask the Bishop

July 22, 2020

On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn is joined by Bishop Jeffrey Monforton, author of Ask the Bishop. While a bishop’s day is full of countless tasks, the primary responsibility of a bishop is to instruct their flock and share the faith. In nearly a decade of role as bishop of Steubenville, Ohio, Monforton has done just that. 

Why Believe in the Catholic Church?

Why Believe in the Catholic Church?

July 16, 2020

Everyone faces doubt, but today it seems that the challenge of unbelief is greater than ever before. Many denounce the Church and her doctrines in the face of objections. While the human leadership of the Church hasn’t always been perfect throughout her history, the Church herself is nothing less than God’s invitation into His divine family. Scott Hahn looks at why we should believe in God’s promise of His Church. 

The Mass, Scripture, and Apologetics

The Mass, Scripture, and Apologetics

July 13, 2020

How can we give better answers to those who have questions on the truthfulness of Sacred Scripture? Scott Hahn has an answer that might surprise you, and it centers around the Mass and the Eucharist. Learn more on this episode of The Road to Emmaus.  

Hope to Die

Hope to Die

July 1, 2020

Hope is what will sustain us in the days yet to come. It also will make it possible to experience joy in this day, no matter what sorrows presently afflict us. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn talks about his book Hope to Die and the importance of hope.

St. John the Baptist and the Dead Sea Scrolls

St. John the Baptist and the Dead Sea Scrolls

June 25, 2020

John the Baptist is the forerunner of Christ—he is the last Old Testament prophet and the bridge to the New and Everlasting Covenant. And yet, what do we know of John the Baptist? What role does he play in our faith today? Learn more on this episode of The Road to Emmaus, with special guest John Bergsma.  

The Work of God

The Work of God

June 17, 2020

Work has been dramatically changed for almost all of us in recent months. More, our Sundays have also been upended as the days run into each other without Mass. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn and Rob Corzine discuss the importance of a healthy view of work and worship for today’s Catholic. Learn how to keep good habits and correct bad ones as we adjust to a new way of working.  

St. Paul and the Mystical Body (WARNING: Heavy Theology)

St. Paul and the Mystical Body (WARNING: Heavy Theology)

June 11, 2020

St. Paul describes the Church as the Mystical Body of Christ in many of his writings, but most fully in 1 Corinthians. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn dives into Paul’s writing to explain what it means to call the Church the Body of Christ, especially in relation to the Eucharist.  

The Precious Gems of the Faith

The Precious Gems of the Faith

June 4, 2020

Scott Hahn shares how he was found by God when he wasn’t looking for God himself. It was in large part the example of his father, a skilled jeweler, that prepared Dr. Hahn to receive the precious gems of the faith. On today’s episode of The Road to Emmaus, he shares how his father influenced the way he came to the truth and the way he continues to share it with others.  

Mary and the Upper Room

Mary and the Upper Room

May 28, 2020

In addition to the Apostles, who were the others gathered in the Upper Room at Pentecost? Out of the 120 people gathered in wait, Mary is unique—she alone has already been visited by the Holy Spirit. In fact, she has the special honor of being named the Spouse of the Spirit. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn considers Mary’s role in the Upper Room at Pentecost.  

Encountering the Risen Christ in Scripture and the Eucharist

Encountering the Risen Christ in Scripture and the Eucharist

May 21, 2020

What is the role of Scripture in the Church? What is its place in the Mass? On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn and Fr. John Riccardo, executive director of Acts XXIX, share the central role that Scripture has played in their lives, especially during quarantine. Discover how we’re called to encounter Jesus both in Scripture and the Eucharist, and be transformed.  

Behold Your Mother

Behold Your Mother

May 14, 2020

One of the biggest obstacles for many to the Catholic Church is Mary. Our focus on Mary as the Mother of God seems to take away focus from Jesus. But really our devotion to Mary brings us closer to Christ. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Kimberly Hahn shares how she came to embrace Mary as Mother.  

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