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

Out of Eden

Were Adam and Eve meant to live in the Garden of Eden forever? Scott Hahn makes the argument that our original parents were meant for Heaven, not Eden. But how could they be saved from the serpent? Learn more in this final installment of our series on damnation history.  
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**Special Episode with Kimberly Hahn** Walking with Jesus and Mary

What does it mean to walk in the footsteps of both Jesus and Mary? On this special episode for the Feast of the Annunciation, Kimberly Hahn reflects on Mary’s motherhood. Consider all the ways Mary works in our lives today by meditating on her life with Christ.  
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**Bonus Episode** The Rosary of St. Joseph

No one was more devoted to Jesus than St. Joseph and Mary. And no one was more devoted to Mary and St. Joseph than Jesus. Meditating on the head of the Holy Family draws us ever closer to the Son. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn shares a personal devotion to St. Joseph, patron of the universal Church and of a happy death.
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The Real Story Behind the Golden Calf

False gods continue to sneak in the back door throughout the Old Testament. The Israelites continue to forfeit their relationship as children of Yahweh and choose to be slaves of Baal, or Satan under the guise of an Egyptian god. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn explains how God repeatedly saves His people from making themselves slaves of the devil. 
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What You Never Knew about Noah’s Ark

The story of Noah’s Ark is arguably one of the most famous stories from Scripture. Yet how much do we really know about the flood? Did you know that the Ark is a foreshadowing of the Church? That the flood is a type for Baptism? Learn more on this episode of The Road to Emmaus. 
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Difficult Questions in the Old Testament

Why does God act so harshly in the Old Testament? Where is the merciful God we know from the New Testament? He’s still found in Genesis, but His mercy is harder for us to understand. On this episode, Scott Hahn shows how God never abandoned His people to sin and continued to draw them ever closer to Himself.  
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The Biblical Basis for Lent

There’s a deep meaning behind the 40 days of Lent. The number 40 has a long biblical background, from Genesis to Jesus’ 40 days and nights in the desert. On this special Ash Wednesday episode, Scott Hahn and Rob Corzine give both the biblical significance of this season of penance and some practical advice for Lent. 
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The Mark of Cain

We move from the original sin of Adam and Eve to the story of Cain and Abel. Cain is marked for his deplorable sin—but what was the mark of Cain? On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn suggests that Cain marked himself by giving himself over to the devil and envious malice.
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Sex and the Original Sin

Have you ever wondered about the first sin ever committed? While theologians can speculate, ultimately, Adam and Eve failed in their marriage vows. Their disobedience permanently affected the relationship between men and women—but on this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn offers a hopeful reminder that marriage is still a source of great grace. 
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The Seventh Day

What does the creation story tell us about our relationship with God? Learn the symbolism of the seven days, the five realms and their rulers, and the darkness and light. On this second part of our series on damnation, Scott Hahn breaks down God’s covenant with our first parents.  
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