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

Jonathan Roumie and The Chosen

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.
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Are We Ready to Defend the Faith?

It’s easy to gloss over questions we have about the faith, but if we do, we might never discover the important message Jesus has for us. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn reminds us that Jesus tells us to be wise as serpents and innocent as doves. There are real serpents working for our demise and the demise of the Church. We must be mature in our faith and ready to defend the truth of the Gospel.
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The Eucharist as the Fulfillment of the Bible with special guest Andrew Swafford

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.
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Why Read Scripture? with Special Guest Andrew Swafford

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.
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How Do We Defend the Faith?

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.
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The Unexplored Union of Mary and the Holy Spirit

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. 
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**Bonus Episode** St. Maximilian Kolbe

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. 
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Why Does the Transfiguration Matter?

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.  
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Things You Never Learned about Mary

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.  
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The Unspeakable Mystery of the Eucharist

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.
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