Item description for A Father Who Keeps His Promises: God's Covenant Love in Scripture by Scott Hahn & Paul Smith...
Overview In this book the popular Catholic apologist Scott Hahn focuses on the "big picture" of Scripture: God's plan in making and keeping covenants with us through salvation history-despite our faults and shortcomings - so that we might live as the family of God.
Publishers Description In "A Father Who Keeps His Promises," the popular Catholic apologist Scott Hahn focuses on the "big picture" of Scripture: God's plan in making and keeping covenants with us throughout salvation history--despite our faults and shortcomings--so that we might live as the family of God. 7 compact discs/8.5 hours (approx.)
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Studio: Saint Anthony Messenger Press
Running Time: 510.00 minutes
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.44" Width: 6.46" Height: 1.11" Weight: 0.44 lbs.
Release Date Dec 8, 2005
Publisher Saint Anthony Messenger Press
ISBN 0867167866 ISBN13 9780867167863
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More About Scott Hahn & Paul Smith
SCOTT HAHN is a professor of theology and Scripture at the Franciscan University of Steubenville and was recently appointed to the Pope Benedict XVI Chair of Biblical Theology and Liturgical Proclamation of Saint Vincent Seminary (Latrobe, Pennsylvania). He is the author of more than a dozen books, including The Lamb's Supper; Hail, Holy Queen; Swear to God; and Understanding the Scriptures. He lives in Steubenville, Ohio.
Scott Hahn currently resides in Steubenville, in the state of Ohio.
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Reviews - What do customers think about A Father Who Keeps His Promises: God's Covenant Love in Scripture?
Makes the crucifixion and the Eucharist make sense May 11, 2008
Dr. Hahn has a genius for making complicated concepts easy to understand. He leads us through the Old Testament and shows us how the old covenant leads up to and culminates in the Last Supper and crucifixion; and the new covenant begins with the resurrection and is perpetuated through the Eucharist. I have a much better understanding of the crucifixion and the Eucharist now that Hahn has put it into the context of Jewish history. My only complaint is Hahn's casual -- sometimes chatty -- writing style and occasional paraphrasing of biblical exchanges into modern American vernacular. While I understand that this book was written for a broad audience, I was still mildly irritated; that said, Hahn's brilliant insight makes this quip hardly worth mentioning.
Haven't actually read it yet but . . . Apr 25, 2008
I haven't actually read this myself yet but it was recommended by a good friend who has never steered me wrong and in fact and always pointed me to really, really good religious and philosophical books. Hahn is also a writter who is very familiar to me and I have liked all his other books I have read although I find them not to always be and easy read.
review of A Father Who Keeps His Promises Aug 23, 2007
Very well written. Made it easy for me to understand the Old Testament of the Bible. Very person friendly.
A Father Who Keeps His promises Aug 16, 2007
I have found this book to be a superb talk on theology from the Catholic point of view. I use this book as a guide to look over Mr. Hahn's course at his web site. I plan to follow up his other books in the future. To be honest, this is a biased view since I like the cut of Mr Hahn's jib on spiritual matters. He uses his opinion, the religious view, and quotes others to get a balanced view.
Highly recommend! May 29, 2007
Ordered this book to conduct a Bible Study class along with the VCR tape and online classes. I will be reading ALL his books and recommending that our study group conduct classes on each of them. This book is for anyone serious about really understanding the Old Testament and God's plan for us.