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From the Catholic Spotlight:

Scott Hahn began his career in ministry as a Presbyterian minister out to show Catholics the error in their ways, but his biblical and historical detective work led him to the conclusion that the Catholic church was the historical church of the bible. In 1986, Dr. Hahn joined the Catholic church and has since come to be known as ‘Luther in Reverse’ due to the large number of protestant pastors and bible scholars who have followed him on the journey home to Rome. The tape of his conversion story ‘A Protestant Minister Becomes Catholic‘ is one of the most circulated and listened to Catholic audios over the past 20 years. He is currently a Professor of Theology and Scripture at Franciscan University of Steubenville, and is the founder and director of the Saint Paul Center for Biblical Theology.

In our interview, Scott talks about the legacy of John Paul II, his favorite Saint, and his new book, Reasons to Believe. He discusses the need for a pope as well as why Christ had to die for our sins. He also touches future books that he is currently working on, Ever Ancient, Ever New, a Catholic Bible Dictionary, and a revision of his doctoral dissertation.

Be sure to listen to Kimberly Hahn talk about Chosen and Cherished.

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3 comments so far:
    Jeff Miller July 22, 2008 at 11:42 AM , said...

    Not exactly his new book, but a good book nontheless.

    His new book is "Answering the New Atheism: Dismantling Dawkins' Case Against God" co-written with Benjamin Wiker and a book I highly recomend.

    Catholic Audio July 23, 2008 at 1:00 PM , said...

    Nuts. I thought this was his new atheism book. Now I have to go looking for another interview of his... ;0)

    God Bless,

    Anonymous July 24, 2008 at 10:29 AM , said... is an interview with his co-author about his latest book. Scott did not want to do the interview himself, he said that Ben was much more knowledgeable on the topic than he was and he has 3 deadlines he was trying to meet. I will let you know when I get him on again. I did have an interview with Kimberly that will post on monday at, if you are at all interested in her new book, Graced and Gifted.


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