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

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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From Islam to Christ with Dr. Derya Little

Dr. Derya Little was born and raised in Muslim Turkey. She rejected her Islamic faith to become an atheist but then encountered Christ as an adolescent. It was during her doctoral studies in England that she entered the Catholic Church and now lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and children. On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, learn what led her on this global journey to the Catholic faith.
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Is Jesus the New Moses?

As modern Catholics, we know that Jesus is God’s Plan A for our salvation. But if this is true, then why do we call Jesus the New Moses? On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn explains that when we understand how the Old Testament points to the New, we see that Moses and many others prepare us for Christ.
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Exorcism and the Battle Against the Devil

How do we protect ourselves from the devil? How do we avoid becoming vulnerable to spiritual attack? What are the levels of spiritual attack? As we approach Halloween, our culture fosters a morbid fascination with the occult—but Fr. Vincent Lampert, the exorcist for the archdiocese of Indianapolis, reminds us that we should foster a fascination with the saving work of God. Learn more on this episode of The Road to Emmaus.
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How to Approach the Bible

Listening to Scripture scholars discuss the Bible makes reading the Word of God seem straightforward. But it’s easy to feel discouraged when we approach it ourselves. On this episode, Scott Hahn assures us that when he first started studying the Bible, he felt just as confused. Here’s a quick beginner’s guide to reading Scripture.
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**Bonus Episode** We Don’t Need Nice Homilies

There is a need today for strong proclamation of the Gospel—and nowhere is this more true than in the need for strong preaching and teaching. But priests today are pressured to make homilies light, short, and uncontroversial. On this bonus episode, Scott Hahn, James Merrick, and Rob Corzine discuss the need to encourage priests to preach the Gospel boldly.
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Why an Anglican Priest Became Catholic

Dr. James Merrick, director of Emmaus Academic and Clergy Support, had a long road to the Catholic faith. He was raised devout Baptist, felt called to ministry despite his dislike for public speaking, became an Anglican priest, and then gave up a parish in Scotland to become Catholic. On this episode, learn how his studies and friendships brought him to the Church.
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A Church in Crisis

Is our Church in crisis? Ralph Martin, bestselling author and president of Renewal Ministries, shares the troubling issues facing the Catholic Church from within and without. And the pandemic has only made these issues, such as our deep need for a spiritual awakening, more evident. On this episode, Ralph Martin and Scott Hahn discuss the challenges and the pathways forward.
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