CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Catholic theologian and author Scott Hahn is coming to Charleston for a presentation entitled "Celebrating Catholicism through Word and Song."
Hahn will be at Blessed Sacrament Church, 305 E St. in South Charleston, 7 p.m. Oct. 3. Classical guitarist Scott DuBois will join him.
Hahn was ordained in 1982 in a Presbyterian church and entered the Catholic Church in 1986.
He is author or editor of more than 40 books as well as a popular speaker and teacher. He has delivered thousands of talks nationally and internationally on a wide range of topics related to scripture, theology and the Catholic faith. He has also been host and presenter on Eternal Word Television Network.
Among his bestselling books are "Rome Sweet Home,""The Lamb's Supper,""A Father Who Keeps His Promises,""Lord Have Mercy,""First Comes Love,""Swear to God,""Understanding Our Father,""Scripture Matter,""Understanding the Scripture,""Catholic Bible Dictionary,""Many Are Called,""Signs of Life,""Reasons to Believe,""Answering the New Atheism,""Ordinary Work Extraordinary Grace" and "Living the Mysteries."
In 2012, Hahn was awarded the Fr. Michael Scanlan Chair of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he has taught since 1990. He is 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 in Latrobe, Pa., which he held through 2011.
He holds an undergraduate degree in theology, philosophy and economics from Grove City College, a master of divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and a doctorate in theology from Marquette University. He has 10 years of youth and pastoral ministry experience in Protestant congregations.
He and his wife, Kimberly, have six children and are expecting their fifth grandchild.
Serra Club of Charleston presents the program at Blessed Sacrament Church.
Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Go to www.
Progressity.com/ScottHahn or call 304-345-2892 for more information.