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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (190 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Scott Hahn Narrator: Brian Keeler Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Bestselling author Scott Hahn is a greatly admired Catholic theologian and lecturer as well as the director of the Institute for Applied Biblical Studies. His modern classic, Lamb’s Supper, has sold more than 100,000 copies. Written in an accessible style, Swear to God is a testament to the seven sacraments, which Hahn sees not as boring rituals, but as powerful reminders of our covenants with God. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Written in the easy style that has opened the depths of Catholic theology to scores of laypeople, Hahn shares how he once regarded sacraments as ‘boring,’ but reconsidered that view…Catholics in search of a fresh look at their faith will find Hahn’s enthusiam inviting.” Publishers Weekly
  • “This book, easy to read but profound in its implications, draws on the Bible, on Catholic teaching, patristic wisdom, and rabbinical learning to explain the meaning and importance of sacraments. What the author tells of his own discovery and experience of sacramental life is illuminating and heartwarming. It will help Catholics grasp better the wonder and necessity in God’s plan of salvation and allow other Christians to see their significance for the following of Christ.”

    Francis Cardinal George, OMI, Archbishop of Chicago

  • “As one who has lived with a lifelong realistic understanding of the sacraments, especially of the Holy Eucharist, I found Scott Hahn’s journey from Calvin’s devout but symbolic understanding to the traditional realism of the Church Fathers most enlightening. This book will be a big help to Catholics confronted by careless and inaccurate teaching about the sacraments. It will also aid Protestants, who have often lost even the sacramental piety of the Reformation and who are beginning to rediscover the sacraments instituted by Christ.”

    Father Benedict J. Groeschel, CFR, author of In the Presence of Our Lord

  • “Dr. Hahn has done it once again: he has given us a crip, clear, and compelling look at the very essence of Catholic life, the sacraments. Simply put, Scott believes the sacraments really do work. And he believes that the sacraments are God’s work for us, not our work for God.”

    Most Reverend Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of Milwaukee

  • “In Swear to God, Dr. Scott Hahn provides his readers with a fresh, enthusiastic introduction to the theology of the Sacraments. His readers will be rewarded not only with clear theological information but also with authentically Catholic inspiration. His pen continues to be a blessing for all who seek a deeper understanding of what the Lord has revealed.”

    Edward Cardinal Egan, Archbishop of New York

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Rachel | 10/29/2013

    " A good read to get you back into spiritual reading. It's not too heavy and easy to understand. Good for starting out with understanding basics of the Sacraments. Goes over importance of oaths and covenants in all aspects of life. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Angela Hardy | 10/4/2013

    " My father recommended this book to me...it is a great book that discusses the connection of the Catholic church to the sacraments, and what that connection means. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Patrick | 3/24/2012

    " Hahn is too fond of puns in his chapter headings, but otherwise this is a beautiful, interesting defense of sacrament and liturgy "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Carmen | 7/15/2011

    " Bueno para profundizar los sacramentos, desde el antiguo testamento. "

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