this brilliant book—part memoir, part detective story, and part
biblical study—Scott Hahn opens up new vistas on ancient landscapes
while shedding light on his own enduring faith journey.
Simultaneously a prequel and a continuation of his bestselling The
Lamb’s Supper, The Fourth Cup
only tracks the author’s gradual conversion along the path of
Evangelicalism to the doorsteps of the Catholic faith, but also
explores the often obscure and misunderstood rituals of Passover and
their importance in foreshadowing salvation in Jesus
the story of his formative years as an often hot-headed student and
earnest seeker in search of answers to great biblical mysteries, Hahn
shows how his ardent exploration of the Bible’s Old Testament
turned up intriguing clues connecting the Last Supper and Christ’s
death on Calvary. As Hahn tells the story of his discovery of the
supreme importance of the Passover in God’s plan of salvation, we
too experience often-overlooked relationships between Abel, Abraham,
and the Hebrews’ liberation from slavery in Egypt. Along the way,
Hahn reveals how the traditional fourth cup of wine used in the
concluding celebration of Passover explains in astonishing ways
Christ’s paschal sacrifice.
in Scripture and ingrained with lively history, The
a fascinating view of the bridges that span old and new covenants,
and celebrates the importance of the Jewish faith in understanding
more fully Christ’s life, death, and resurrection.