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

The Pope

The role of the pope is one of the most questioned and misunderstood aspects of the Catholic Church. What does it mean to say that the pope is infallible? That there is an unbroken succession that goes back to St. Peter? With a little help from the Early Church Fathers, Scott Hahn explores the biblical basis of the papacy and the role of the Holy Father in shepherding the Church.
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The Fatherhood of the Priest

Yes, priests bring us the sacraments, they make the Mass possible, they offer spiritual direction. But they’re much more than administrators or leaders. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn reminds us that priests are first and foremost spiritual fathers.
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The Art of Friendship

We can’t have deep and loving relationships with our family and friends unless we first have a deep and loving relationship with Jesus. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Dr. Hahn is joined by his wife Kimberly. Together, they share their personal stories of the importance of living God’s love out in friendship.
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Treat Her Like a Queen

On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn helps us consider Mary’s queenship and her role in our salvation. Popular culture may have us believe that queens hold next to no power outside the realm of fairy tales, but nothing could be further from the reality contained in God’s Kingdom.  
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Venerators of the Lost Ark

In biblical studies, typology is the principle that examines how the Old Testament prefigures and foreshadows the New. As St. Augustine says, “the Old Testament is fulfilled in the New, and the New is concealed in the Old.” Scott Hahn unpacks the Ark of the Covenant as a type for Mary in this episode of The Road to Emmaus.
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Dawn of the New Eve

We hear a lot today about a crisis of fatherhood, but we’re also in the midst of a crisis of motherhood. It goes further back than the women’s liberation movement or Roe v. Wade—it goes back to the Garden of Eden. On this episode, Scott Hahn connects the Old and New Testaments to illuminate how Mary is the new Eve, the perfect mother.
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A Gentle Reign

Jesus gives us seven parables of the kingdom in Matthew’s gospel. From the parable of the sower and the seed to the pearl of great price, they all show how the kingdom will be manifested on earth. In this episode, Scott Hahn points to the unlikely features of Christ’s kingdom.
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Liturgical Worship

It’s hard to think of any book of the Bible more misunderstood than Revelation. But you might know more about the Book of Revelation than you think. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn recounts a fateful airport encounter and details the connections he made between the New Testament and the sacrifice of the Mass.
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Please Hold

Purgatory is one of the most misunderstood concepts in Catholicism. But it’s not just non-Catholics who struggle to wrap their minds around it. Catholics themselves often don’t know why the Church proclaims this teaching. In this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn will show that Purgatory is not only biblical, it’s for our good.
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Epistle of Joy, Apostle of Joy

The Greek terms for “joy” and “rejoice” appear in St. Paul’s letter to the Philippians more than you’ll find in any of his other epistles. On this episode, Scott Hahn unpacks the “Epistle of Joy.” He’ll recount how Jesus’ humble sacrifice and unity with the Father brought about salvation—and eternal joy—to mankind.
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