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Catholic for a Reason IV: Scripture and the Mystery of Marriage and Family Life

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Marriage and family life lived according to God’s plan can change lives—and the world! Catholic for a Reason IV explores the scriptural basis for the Catholic understanding of marriage.

Join Scott and Kimberly Hahn, Mike Aquilina, and 10 other well-known Catholic authors—along with their spouses—as they bear solid biblical testimony to the joys, struggles, and sanctity found in the sacrament of marriage. Essays include “The World As Wedding,” “Lessons Learned at Nazareth,” and “Reflections on Pope Benedict XVI’s First Encyclical.”

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Key Features

  • Addresses marriage and answers common questions from a Catholic perspective
  • Provides a biblical basis for Catholic doctrines and theology
  • Examines the sacrament of marriage with the assistance of numerous Catholic authors


  • The World as Wedding
  • The World after the Wedding
  • Jesus and the Covenant of Marriage
  • The Sacrament of Marriage as Vocation
  • Lessons Learned at Nazareth: Living the Example of the Holy Family
  • The Priesthood of the Laity in the Domestic Church
  • Let There Be Light!
  • The Bride: God’s People Restored
  • Surprised by Love: Reflections on Pope Benedict XVI’s First Encyclical
  • Love Waiting to Give Itself: Biblical Insights on Marriage Preparation
  • Super-Natural Family Planning
  • Milk and Mystery: On Breastfeeding and the Theology of the Body
  • Adoption: Home Where You Belong
  • Appendix 1: Liturgy for the Dedication of the Home
  • Appendix 2: Family Sacred Heart Enthronement Liturgy

Product Details

  • Title: Catholic for a Reason IV: Scripture and the Mystery of Marriage and Family Life
  • Editors: Scott Hahn and Regis J. Flaherty
  • Publisher: Emmaus Road Publishing
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Pages: 199

About the Editors

Scott Hahn has delivered numerous talks nationally and internationally on a wide variety of topics related to Scripture and the Catholic faith. Hundreds of these talks have been produced on audio and video by St. Joseph Communications. His talks have been effective in helping thousands of Protestants and fallen away Catholics reembrace the Catholic faith. He is currently a professor of theology and Scripture at Franciscan University of Steubenville, and he’s 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 also 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, Pennsylvania, his Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and his PhD in biblical theology from Marquette University. He entered the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil, 1986.

Regis J. Flaherty is editor-in-chief of Emmaus Road Publishing. He is the author of Catholic Customs: A Fresh Look at Traditional Practices, coauthor of The How to Book of Catholic Devotions, and coeditor of The World’s First Christmas. He is also a frequent speaker on the topic of lay spirituality and teaches premarriage classes together with his wife, Libbie.