I am once again honored to have recently interviewed Dr. Scott Hahn. We discussed the book he wrote with his coauthor Dr. Benjamin Wiker titled “The Decline And Fall Of Sacred Scripture: How The Bible Became A secular Book”.
History And The Bible
In this interview we discuss the inspiration behind the book and many of the historical circumstances that have led to many politicizing and secularizing the Bible. Check out the book at https://stpaulcenter.com/product/the-decline-and-fall-of-sacred-scripture-how-the-bible-became-a-secular-book/. Learn more about the Saint Paul Center and their many resources for learning more about scripture at www.stpaulcenter.com.
About Dr. Scott Hahn
Dr. Scott Hahn is the Fr. Michael Scanlan Professor of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. He is the Founder and President of the St. Paul Center, an apostolate dedicated to teaching Catholics to read Scripture from the heart of the Church. Dr. Hahn has been married to Kimberly for forty two years. They have six kids and twenty one grandkids and one of their sons are currently in priestly formation with the Diocese of Steubenville and the other was recently ordained.
The author and editor of over forty popular and academic books, Dr. Hahn’s works include best-selling titles Rome Sweet Home, The Lamb’s Supper, and Hail Holy Queen. His most recent release is titled Hope to Die: The Christian Meaning of Death and the Resurrection of the Body and It is Right and Just: Why the Future of Civilization Depends on True Religion now available at StPaulCenter.com.
About Dr. Benjamin Wiker (From His Website)
Benjamin Wiker is, first of all, a husband and a father of seven children. He graduated from Furman University with a B.A. in Political Philosophy. He has an M.A. in Religion and a Ph.D. in Theological Ethics, both from Vanderbilt University.
Dr. Wiker taught at Marquette University, then St. Mary’s University (MN), Thomas Aquinas College (CA), and is now Professor of Political Science and Director of Human Life Studies at Franciscan University (OH). During these many years of teaching, he offered a wide variety of courses in political philosophy, philosophy, theology, history, the history and philosophy of science, the history of ethics, the Great Books, Latin, and even mathematics.
Dr. Wiker is a Senior Fellow at the Veritas Center for Ethics and Public Life, Franciscan University, and Director of Human Life Studies at Franciscan University in Steubenville, OH. He has published twelve books. He is also the writer and host of EWTN’s Saints vs Scoundrels.