School of Theology and Ministry
Faculty

Rev. Mike Raschko, Ph.D.

  • Raschko
    Professor Robert J. and Mary H. Bertch Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology
    (206) 296-5311
    mraschko@seattleu.edu


    Education:

    • 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, 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."
    • Ordained a Roman Catholic Priest at St. Thomas Theologate in Kenmore, WA, May 1975

    Professional Experience:

    • 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

    Selected Publications:

    • 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.