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A Father Who Keeps His Promises: God’s Covenant Love in Scripture

by Hahn, Scott

St. Anthony Messenger Press, Servant Press 1998

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Overview

The eloquent teachings of Scott Hahn have moved thousands of Catholic Christians to a more vibrant expression of their faith. In A Father Who Keeps His Promises, the popular Catholic apologist explores the “covenant love” God reveals to us through Scripture. Hahn skillfully explains how throughout the narrative of the Bible, God has patiently reached out to us—despite our faults and shortcomings—in order to restore us to his divine family.

Join Hahn as he follows the grand 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 enduring love of the Father revealed in the Bible is the same persistent love he has for you.

With Logos Bible Software, it’s easier than ever to use this valuable resource. A Father Who Keeps His Promises integrates seamlessly with your digital library, so you can access it from your desktop, tablet, or smartphone. All Scripture references link directly to the text of the Bible, making your study of God’s covenant love both scripturally sound and rewarding.

Key Features

  • Shares the story of God’s covenant love throughout the narrative of biblical history
  • Focuses on the themes of the covenant and family
  • Draws insight from Protestant biblical scholars and ancient rabbinic and modern Jewish sources to supplement the Catholic perspective

Contents

  • Kinship by Covenant: The Master Plan for God’s Family in Scripture
  • Creation Covenant and Cosmic Temple: God’s Habitat for Humanity
  • Splitting the Adam: From Creation to Desecration
  • Shape Up or Ship Out: A Broken Covenant Renewed with Noah
  • How Do You Spell Belief?: The Faith of Father Abraham
  • “The Elder Shall Serve the Younger!”: Firstborn Failures and Family Feuds
  • “Let My People Go!”: Israel’s Exodus from Egypt
  • Israel’s Calf-Hearted Response: The Mosaic Covenant at Mount Sinai
  • Beloved Backsliders: Israel in the Wilderness
  • “Choose this Day Whom You Will Serve!”: From Conquest to Kingdom
  • “Thou Art the Man!”: From Kingdom to Exile
  • “It Is Finished”: The Son Fulfills the Father’s Promises
  • Here Comes the Bride: The Son Rises Over the New Jerusalem

Praise for the Print Edition

For years Scott Hahn has told audiences about God’s covenant love and its implications in their lives, and for years his friends have nagged him to reduce his remarks to writing. . . . Now we have that book, and now we can see clearly why Hahn affirms that the only tragedy in life is not being a saint.

Karl Keating, president, Catholic Answers

Scott Hahn’s central idea of covenant and ‘kinship’ (family) proves to be a Rosetta Stone for scriptural hieroglyphics, and a disarmingly simple one at that. Once you have glanced through this ‘lens,’ you will never see the big picture of salvation history in the same way again. . . . I know of no more authentically biblical, more reliably Catholic, or more exciting theologian in the world today than Scott Hahn.

Peter Kreeft, professor of philosophy, Boston College

Product Details

  • Title: A Father Who Keeps His Promises: God’s Covenant Love in Scripture
  • Author: Scott Hahn
  • Publisher: Servant Books
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Pages: 294

About Scott Hahn

Scott Hahn has delivered numerous national and international talks on a wide variety of topics related to Scripture and the Catholic faith. His lectures have been effective in helping thousands of Protestants and fallen-away Catholics embrace the Catholic faith. Currently a professor of theology and Scripture at Franciscan University of Steubenville, he is the founder and director of the Saint Paul Center for Biblical Theology. In 2005, he was appointed Pope Benedict XVI Chair of Biblical Theology and Liturgical Proclamation at St. Vincent Seminary in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.

Hahn is the bestselling author of numerous books, including The Lamb’s Supper, Reasons to Believe, and Rome Sweet Home. Scott received his BA in theology, philosophy, and economics from Grove City College, PA, his MDiv from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and his PhD in biblical theology from Marquette University. He entered the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil, 1986.

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