Associates & Staff

James Hornecker

James Hornecker, Research Fellow for the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, holds a Master’s Degree in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville and has done doctoral studies in Systematic Theology at Catholic University of America.

He is a speaker and the author of a popular Bible Study on the Gospel of Mark entitled The Lion’s Roar, published by Family Life Center Publications. Dr. Hahn has described The Lion’s Roar as “a rare treasure: a compendium of solid biblical and historical interpretation presented in a family-friendly, easy-to-understand format.”

Mr. Hornecker lives in the Chicago area with his wife Andrea and their four children (Jacob, Zachary, Catherine, and Michael).


Ph.D. program, Systematic Theology, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. (Partial completion)

M.A., Theology, Franciscan University, Steubenville, OH.

B.S., Marketing, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA.

Theology and Ministry Experience

Director of Religious Education, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Farmington, NM.

Diocesan Religious Education Committee, Diocese of Gallup, NM

Research Assistant, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Teaching Assistant, Franciscan University, Steubenville, OH

Team Leader, N.E.T. Ministries, W. St. Paul, MN

Publications, Articles & Presentations

- The Lion’s Roar: A Beginner’s Bible Study on the Gospel of St. Mark, Family Life Center Publications, Port Charlotte, FL.

- The Lion’s Roar: Leader’s Guide on CD-ROM, Family Life Center Publications, Port Charlotte, FL.

- The Lion’s Roar: Author Explanations & Commentary, Family Life Center Publications, Port Charlotte, FL, (Audio Series).

- The Role of Parental Faith in Mark

- A Proposed Explanation for the Abiathar Reference in Mark 2:26

Associates & Staff

Dr. Scott Hahn
Founder and President and Chairman of the Board
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.
Episcopal Advisor
Senior Fellows Father Thomas Acklin, O.S.B Dr. Joseph C. Atkinson Dr. Christopher Baglow Dr. William Bales Dr. Michael Barber Father Robert Barron Dr. John Bergsma Dr. Richard Bulzacchelli Dr. Matthew Bunson Dr. Aaron Canty Dr. Sebastian Carnazzo Father John S. Custer Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio Dr. Vincent DeMeo Father Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B. Dr. David Fagerberg Dr. Lawrence Feingold Father Pablo Gadenz Father Michael Giesler Dr. Gregory Yuri Glazov Dr. Timothy Gray Dr. Mary Healy Dr. Stephen Hildebrand Dr. Jeremy Holmes Dr. Kenneth Howell Dr. Leroy Huizenga Dr. Andrew Jones Dr. Daniel A. Keating Father William Kurz, S.J. Father Thomas Lane Dr. Taylor Marshall Dr. Timothy Milinovich Dr. Robert P. Miller Dr. Jeffrey Morrow Dr. Ian Murphy Monsignor A. Robert Nusca Father Mitch Pacwa, S.J. Dr. James L. Papandrea Dr. Brant Pitre Fr. Jospeh Poggemeyer Dr. Thomas Scheck Dr. Nathanael E. Schmiedicke Dr. James Shelton Dr. Daniel G. Van Slyke Dr. Steven C. Smith Dr. Edward Sri Dr. Robert Stackpole, STD Father Kris Stubna Dr. Andrew Swafford Dr. Michel Therrien Dr. Andre Villeneuve Dr. Benjamin Wiker Dr. Peter Williamson Dr. Carol Younger