Augustine Institute Fellows: Scott Hahn, Ph. D.

Scott Hahn

Scott Hahn, Ph.D.


PhD, Marquette University

MDiv, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary


An exceptionally popular speaker and teacher, Dr. Hahn has delivered numerous talks nationally and internationally on a wide variety of topics talks related to Scripture and the Catholic faith. Hundreds of these talks have been produced on audio and videotapes by St. Joseph Communications. These tapes have been effective in helping thousands of Protestants and fallen away Catholics to (re)embrace the Catholic faith.

Dr. Hahn is currently a Professor of Theology and Scripture at Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he has taught since 1990, and is the founder and director of the Saint Paul Center for Biblical Theology. In 2005, he was appointed as the Pope Benedict XVI Chair of Biblical Theology and Liturgical Proclamation at St. Vincent Seminary in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Hahn has ten years of youth and pastoral ministry experience in Protestant congregations (in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Massachusetts, Kansas and Virginia) and is a former Professor of Theology at Chesapeake Theological Seminary. He was ordained in 1982 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Fairfax, Virginia. He entered the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil, 1986. Dr. Scott Hahn is married to Kimberly, and has six children and four grandchildren.

Recent Publications

The Kingdom of God as Liturgical Empire: A Theological Commentary on 1-2 Chronicles (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic Press, 2012)

Many Are Called: Rediscovering the Glory of the Priesthood (New York: Doubleday, 2010)

Signs of Life: 40 Catholic Customs and Their Biblical Roots (New York: Doubleday, 2009)

Catholic Bible Dictionary, ed. Scott Hahn (New York: Doubleday, 2009)

Reasons to Believe: How to Understand, Explain, and Defend the Catholic Faith (New York: Doubleday, 2007)

Hail Holy Queen: The Mother of God in the Word of God (New York: Doubleday 2001)