Rev. Mike Raschko, Ph.D.

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

Phone: 206.296.5311

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 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."

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.