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Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism Themes

Scott Hahn
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Themes

A Detective Story

The Hahns basically set out the major themes of the book for the reader. The first theme is that of a detective story. Scott and Kimberly are deeply committed Christians and are extremely interested in theology and biblical interpretation. They consider themselves to be on the hunt for true Christian doctrine.

The detective story unfolds as Scott begins to study Presbyterian theology deeply and Covenant theology specifically. He believes he has found the key to unlocking Scripture. The core idea of Covenant theology is that God makes a series of promises to men or groups of men in the Scripture and that each Covenant brings about a closer relationship between God and humanity. However, the detective story continues as Scott begins to develop concerns about his Presbyterian faith. He discovers first that contraception is wrong; he then begins to question the Protestant doctrine of Sola Fide...

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