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Who is Trent Horn

Perhaps you’ve seen one of his debates on YouTube, or maybe you tuned into Catholic Answers and heard him answering questions. Trent Horn is a well known Catholic apologist. He’s best known for his work at Catholic Answers but also …

Perhaps you’ve seen one of his debates on YouTube, or maybe you tuned into Catholic Answers and heard him answering questions. Trent Horn is a well known Catholic apologist. He’s best known for his work at Catholic Answers but also has a growing podcast.

Lately, Trent Horn is getting more popular. He’s recently done some very public debates that have helped raise his profile. One of his most popular debates was on the Whatever podcast, where he debated Destiny on Abortion. Trent, sticking to his Catholic faith, was on the pro-life side and did an admirable job.

Trent Horn has a BA in history from Arizona State University and an MA in theology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville. He is currently an adjunct professor of apologetics at Holy Apostles College.

Apologist at Catholic Answers

Trent Horn is at his best when teaching Catholics about their faith. He is a staff apologist at Catholic Answers, where he encourages Catholics to persuasively engage with people who disagree with the Catholic Church.

He’s not confined to Catholic Answers. He’s been on multiple episodes of Pints with Aquinas hosted by Matt Fradd.

Podcast – Counsel of Trent

Trent has his own podcast called The Counsel of Trent. The show releases several episodes every week. Most episodes involve Trent giving a practical explanation to a theological or philosophical question. However, on Fridays, he loosens up the topics and makes it about whatever he wants.

If you want to learn more about the church today or how to be a better Catholic, his podcast is a must-listen. Most episodes are around 30 minutes long, so they’re perfect for your commute home.

Catholic Books

Trent has written nine books. Some of his most popular are:

The Case for Catholicism – Answers to Classic and Contemporary Protestant Objections

The Case for Catholicism

This is the most up-to-date, comprehensive, and thorough defense of the Catholic Church against Protestant objections in print. This book is especially relevant as the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation draws near and discussion of the arguments made against the Church during that time in history receive renewed interest. Purchase here.

Can a Catholic be a Socialist? – [The Answer is No – Here is Why]

Can a Catholic be a Socialist

Drawing on Scripture, history, Catholic social teaching, and basic economic reality, the authors show beyond a doubt that Catholicism and socialism are utterly incompatible. Purchase here.

Devil’s Advocate – Facing My Inner Anti-Catholic

Devil's Advocate - Trent Horn

He has debated Protestants, skeptics, and socialists. He has refuted countless atheist arguments and debunked a thousand anti-Catholic myths—without breaking a sweat.  But now Trent Horn has met his match . . . himself

What if the voice of your deepest doubts and difficulties about Catholicism rose up in the form of a human being and challenged you to a defend your most foundational beliefs? That’s the task Trent faces in Devil’s Advocate: a dialogue with his own best objections against the faith he professes and defends. Purchase here.

Quick Facts about Trent Horn

Where did Trent Horn go to college?

Trent Horn has a BA in history from Arizona State University, and an MA in theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville.

How many books has Trent Horn written?

Trent Horn has written nine books and has written for The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly journal

What denomination is Trent Horn?

Roman Catholic