The 15th Annual Saints Cyril and Methodius Lecture took place on May 7, 2015 at St. John Byzantine Catholic Cathedral
Guest Speaker: Dr. Scott Hahn
Topic: The Our Father as a Synthesis of the Pattern of Scripture
Dr. Scott Hahn is the author/editor of over forty books, including best-selling titles such as “Understanding Our Father”, “The Lamb’s Supper”, “Spirit and Life”, “Understanding the Scripture”, and “Answering the New Atheism”. His academic publications include “Letter and Spirit: From Written Text to Living Word in the Liturgy”, along with a forthcoming title, “Politicizing the Bible: The Roots of Historical Criticism and the Secularization of Scripture (1300-1700)”.
An exceptional speaker and teacher, Dr. Scott Hahn has delivered thousands of popular talks and academic lectures, nationally and internationally, on a wide range of topics related to Scripture, Theology, and the Catholic faith. He has appeared on hundreds of television programs on the Eternal Word Television Network, where he has also been the regular host and presenter on several popular 13-week series (including Our Father’s Plan, The Lamb’s Super, and Genesis to Jesus).
He is the founder and president of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. In 2005, he was awarded the Pope Benedict XVI Chair of Biblical Theology and Liturgical Proclamation at St. Vincent Seminary (Latrobe PA), which he held through 2011. In 2002, he was awarded Pio Cardinal Laghi Chair of Catholic Theology at the Pontifical Seminary Josephinum (Columbus OH), which he held through 2004. Scott graduated from Grove City College in 1979 with a BA in Theology, Philosophy, and Economics (magna cum laude). He graduated from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in 1982 with a Masters of Divinity (summa cum laude). Scott received his Ph.D. in Theology from Marquette University in 1995 (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa).