The Road to Emmaus

The Road to Emmaus

About The Road to Emmaus

Introducing The Road to Emmaus, a new St. Paul Center podcast hosted by Dr. Scott Hahn.

As an author, speaker, and scholar, Scott Hahn has spent decades teaching Catholics how to read the Bible from the heart of the Church. Now, he’s bringing many of his most popular talks to listeners everywhere on The Road to Emmaus podcast.

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Recent Episodes

How to Handle Our Own Pharisees

We know the story of the Pharisees waiting to trip Jesus up when he heals on the Sabbath. But have you ever noticed that there’s something strange about the question Jesus asks them? On this episode, learn how Jesus’ example helps us navigate the Pharisees in today’s world with wisdom and humility.
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The Future of Our Church and Society with Special Guest Brandon McGinley

We’ve been taught by the world to think of religion as a personal choice. All religions are equal. They have no claim on our public life. In this episode, Scott Hahn and his co-author Brandon McGinley debunk this view to show that religion is much more than opinion. In fact, they argue that the very future of our Church and civilization depend on reclaiming the true meaning of religion.
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The Saint We Need for the New Year

2020 was difficult. But God provides us with the grace we need to follow His will. And for 2021, He’s given us one of the strongest intercessors we could ask for: St. Joseph. As we enter into the Year of St. Joseph, Scott Hahn urges us to look to the Patron of the Universal Church as our spiritual father.
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Christmas with St. Joseph

Christ and His Mother hold a special place in the Nativity story—but St. Joseph also plays an important yet often underrated role. On this special Christmas episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn shares his personal devotion to St. Joseph and what the father of Jesus teaches us about Christmas.
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St. Joseph: The Spiritual Father for Our Times with Special Guest Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC

Why St. Joseph? How can we grow closer to our spiritual father? Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC, author of Consecration to St. Joseph: The Wonders of Our Spiritual Father, explains that St. Joseph is God’s gift to our world in the midst of the current crisis of family and fatherhood. In this episode, learn how we can turn to St. Joseph as a father and role model, especially during the Year of St. Joseph.
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Soldiers for Christ or Hostages to Culture?

Can we really change culture? Shouldn't we just accept the situation and live out the faith on our own the best we can? As Catholics living in a secular society, it can be easy to think that it’s best to keep faith and public life separate. But on this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn challenges the idea that sharing the faith is impractical or improper. Rather, it’s the most important thing we can do.
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What Mother Angelica Taught Me about the Bible

You don’t have to be a biblical scholar to read the Bible. God calls us to approach Scripture in a fearless and childlike way—something that Scott Hahn learned from none other than Mother Angelica! On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, learn Mother Angelica’s advice for reading the Bible with a humble heart.
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Where Is Mary in the Bible?

Where in the Bible does it say that Mary was immaculately conceived? Where does it say that she was assumed into heaven? On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, learn what made Scott Hahn open up to Catholic teaching on Mary and realize that she was indeed in Scripture.
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Converted by Scripture

Dr. Jeff Morrow was raised Jewish but didn’t really believe in God. In college, he was invited to a Christian Bible study. He decided that to disprove Christianity, he had to become familiar with the Bible. But what he found surprised him—that the Bible was more historically reliable than any other ancient text. On this episode, learn how Dr. Morrow went from atheist to defender of Scripture, even co-authoring a book with Scott Hahn.
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**Bonus Episode** Catholic Against the Odds with Derya Little

How does someone go from Islam to evangelical Christian to Catholic? Dr. Derya Little returns to The Road to Emmaus to discuss her journey to the Church and the vast difference between Islam and Catholicism, especially our personal relationship with God.
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