ISBN-10:
0892838299
ISBN-13:
9780892838295
Pub. Date:
03/01/1998
Publisher:
Franciscan Media
Father Who Keeps His Promises: Understanding Covenant Love in the Old Testament

Father Who Keeps His Promises: Understanding Covenant Love in the Old Testament

by Scott HahnScott Hahn

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Overview


Hahn explores the "covenant love" God reveals to us through the Scriptures and explains how God patiently reaches out to us—despite our faults and shortcomings—to restore us into relationship with his divine family. Join Hahn as he follows the high adventure of God's plan for the ages, beginning with Adam and Eve and continuing down through the generations to the coming of Christ and the birth of the Church. You'll discover how the patient love of the Father revealed in the Bible is the same persistent love he has for you. A Servant Book.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780892838295
Publisher: Franciscan Media
Publication date: 03/01/1998
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 294
Sales rank: 109,165
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


A convert to Catholicism, DR. SCOTT HAHN brings salvation history to life for the lay Catholic. He teaches theology at the Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio. He and his wife, Kimbely, are the authors of Rome Sweet Home, the story of their journey to the Catholic Church.

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Father Who Keeps His Promises: Understanding Covenant Love in the Old Testament 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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Hahn makes a superb presentation of the covenants leading up to and being fulfilled by Christ. This is a must read for any one interested in understanding Scripture. Hahn's style makes even the most complex issues seem easy to tackle. I have used this book in teaching Junior High and High School students. They loved it and learned so much.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I found this to be a truly remarkable book. Hahn has obviously achieved a high level of biblical scholarship. But he always manages to distill it in very readable prose. Unlike so many other Scripture scholars, he wears his great learning lightly. In every chapter I discovered profound insights into important and difficult texts of Scripture, interwoven with a warm and engaging sense of humor. It's clear that Hahn writes to feed God's people the Bread of Life, and not simply to impress his scholarly peers. By the end of the book, I was overwhelmed with a new sense of appreciation for the rich harmony between the Old and New Testaments. As an evangelical convert to Catholicism and a newly ordained priest, I speak for many fellow-priests and former seminarians in saying, THIS is how Scripture ought to be taught!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Finally, a Catholic guide to Scripture that takes us into the depths, but without ever losing the simple beauty and clarity of the truth of God's love and wisdom and justice. The author really makes the Bible come alive, especially the Old Testament.