Understanding "Our Father": Biblical Reflections on the Lord's Prayer

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Understanding "Our Father": Biblical Reflections on the Lord's Prayer
  • Understanding "Our Father": Biblical Reflections on the Lord's Prayer
  • By renowned author Scott Hahn
  • A book helping to plumb the depths of the beautiful prayer Jesus taught us

The prayer at hand has been called many things: the Pater Noster, the Our Father, the Model Prayer, the Lord’s Prayer. In Understanding ‘Our Father,’ Dr. Scott Hahn presents a unique meditation on this common prayer, leading readers to consider the wealth of meaning in this seemingly simple prayer. Relying on the Fathers and Doctors of the Church as well as Sacred Scripture, Dr. Hahn takes each of the seven petitions of the Our Father individually and draws out the implications of the prayer given to us by Christ Himself.

About the Author:

Dr. Scott Hahn has delivered numerous talks nationally and internationally on a wide variety of topics related to Scripture and the Catholic faith. Hundreds of these talks have been produced on audio and videotapes by St. Joseph Communications. His talks have been effective in helping thousands of Protestants and fallen away Catholics to (re)embrace the Catholic faith. He is currently a Professor of Theology and Scripture at Franciscan University of Steubenville, 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 is also the bestselling author of numerous books including The Lamb’s Supper, Reasons to Believe, and Rome Sweet Home (co-authored with his wife, Kimberly). Scott received his BA in Theology, Philosophy and Economics from Grove City College, PA, Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and his Ph.D. in Biblical Theology from Marquette University. He entered the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil, 1986. He resides in Steubenville, Ohio with his wife, Kimberly, and children.

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  • 5 Aug 16th 2016
    Brilliant discussion

    Dr. Hahn masterfully handles the Lord's Prayer, breaking it down and explaining each section. I have already used one portion in an evangelization moment before Mass. The book also includes commentaries from Early Church Fathers regarding the "Our Father". These are a little harder to digest.

    Anne Arnold

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