“Far from repudiating Christianity or regarding it with suspicious eyes because of its mysteries, we ought to recognize its divine grandeur in these very mysteries. So essential to Christianity are its mysteries that in its character of truth revealed by the Son of God and the Holy Spirit it would stand convicted of intrinsic contradiction if it brought forward no mysteries. Its Author would carry... [Continue Reading]
Posted by Dr. Michael Barber on 08.17.10
Posted by Dr. Michael Barber on 08.16.10
One of my all-time favorite theologians is Matthias Joseph Scheeben (pronounced: “shay-ben”), an obscure German theologian who lived in the 19th century. I want to post up some of what he has said about the mysterious dimension of the Christian faith. Before I do that though, a little bio.
Eugene Druwé gives a short biography of Scheeben in the a preface to Scheeben’s two volume work on... [Continue Reading]
Posted by Dr. Scott Hahn on 08.02.10
The month of August is like a Marian pilgrimage to me. We trek halfway through the sunnier side of the month to reach Our Lady’s feast days, her glorious Assumption on August 15th and her Queenship a week later. Then we return home in the shadier half of the month, as the days get a little shorter and my part of the world heads toward autumn.
We should bring her flowers, you and I—something to show... [Continue Reading]
Posted by Dr. Scott Hahn on 07.02.10
So I found myself in Rome a second time this year.
The first time I spent my days searching the Scriptures with young priests and future priests, seeding long lifetimes of future preaching and prayer.
This time I was able to spend some time in conversation with an older priest who certainly doesn’t need my advice about his homilies or his prayer life.
So when I met with Pope Benedict XVI on the sunny... [Continue Reading]
Posted by Dr. Scott Hahn on 06.08.10
“You are a priest forever!”
Catholics find joy in that verse, first uttered in the Old Testament and then echoed in the New. In Psalm 110 it refers to the Son of David—specifically to King Solomon, but also to all the men in his line who occupied the throne. They were not only kings, but priests as well. They were mediators between God and man, anointed to offer sacrifice. In the Letter to the Hebrews (7:21)... [Continue Reading]
- Consuming the Word: The New Testament and The Eucharist in the Early Church by Dr. Scott Hahn
- Genesis to Jesus EWTN DVD by Dr. Scott Hahn and Robert Corzine
- Politicizing the Bible: The Roots of Historical Criticism and the Secularization of Scripture by Dr. Scott Hahn and Dr. Benjamin Wiker
- The Kingdom of God as Liturgical Empire: A Theological Commentary on 1-2 Chronicles by Dr. Scott Hahn
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