Faculty Profile – Rev. Mike Raschko, Ph.D.2019-01-24T19:09:22-08:00
Rev. Mike Raschko, Ph.D.

Rev. Mike Raschko, Ph.D.

Robert J. & Mary H. Bertch Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology

  • St. Thomas College, Sulpician Seminary of the Northwest, Kenmore Washington
    September 1966 to June 1970 B.A. in History
  • St. Thomas Theologate, Sulpician Seminary of the Northwest, Kenmore Washington
    September 1970 to June 1971
  • Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts
    September 1971 to June 1973
  • Master of Theological Studies with a concentration in Systematic Theology, June 1973
    St. Thomas Theologate, Sulpician Seminary of the Northwest, Kenmore Washington
    September 1973 to May 1975
  • Ordained a Roman Catholic Priest at St. Thomas Theologate in Kenmore, WA, May 1975
  • The Divinity School, The University of Chicago, Chicago Illinois
    September 1978 to June 1982
  • Ph.D. in Theology, September 1982
    Dissertation Topic: “The Ontological Roots of the Relationship of Religion and Culture in the Thought of Paul Tillich, Karl Rahner, and Bernard Lonergan.”
  • Seattle University, School of Theology and Ministry
    Professor, 2010 to present; Associate Professor with Tenure, September 2003 to 2010
  • Seattle University, School of Theology and Ministry
    Bertch Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology in the School of Theology and Ministry
    April 2005 to present
  • Seattle University, School of Theology and Ministry
    Awarded the James B. McGoldrick Fellowship for the year 2007-2008
  • Seattle University, School of Theology and Ministry (formerly Institute for Theological Studies)
    Assistant Professor, September 1985 to September, 2003
  • The Archdiocese of Seattle, Seattle, Washington
    Theological Resource, June 1982 to the present
  • The Archdiocese of Seattle, Seattle, Washington
    Co-Director: The Ministerial Development Program, July 1982 to June 1984
  • Seattle University, Corpus Program
    Lecturer/Instructor, January 1983 to June 1985
  • To Hunger for God: A Christian Understanding of Human Nature
    Mystic CT: Twenty-Third Publications, 2010.
  • A Companion to the Gospel of Mark
    Mystic CT: Twenty-Third Publications, 2003.
  • “Anticipation in Spirit and Nature: John Haught’s Use of the Ontological Argument.”
    Theology and Science 6, no. 3 (2008): 331-339.
  • “The Unexpected God of Jesus.”
    STM Review 7 (2007): 104-110.
  • “Introducing the ‘Good News’ According to Mark,” The Living Gospel Series, DeSales Adult Education Tapes, Baker, Oregon: Diocese of Baker, 1986.
    • Wrote the script and taped the one-hour session. The taping was done in a professional studio and took about ten hours.

CONTACT
Email: mraschko@seattleu.edu
Phone: 206.296.5311

COURSES TAUGHT
Christian Anthropology

Theology of the Human Person (STMM 5000)

History of Ancient Christianity (STMM 5170)

Hermeneutics (STMA 5000)

Religion and Science (STMM 5740)

History of Medieval Christianity (STMA 5170)

AREAS OF INTEREST
Faith & Science

The New Atheism

Christian History & Anthropology

Curriculum Vitae