Mark E. Therrien

Assistant Professor in the Department of Dogmatic Theology

B.A., Classics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.T.S. in History of Christianity, University of Notre Dame; Ph.D. in History of Christianity, University of Notre Dame.  Assistant Professor of Dogmatic Theology at the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, IL. He teaches and researches in the areas of patristics and systematic theology, with a focus on the role of Scriptural interpretation in theology. He is the author of the study Cross and Creation: A Theological Introduction to Origen of Alexandria (CUA Press, 2022), as well as individual essays on the fathers and their theology. His on-going research concerns the reception of Origen’s thought in subsequent thinkers, and the place of the fathers in contemporary theology.