Faculty & Staff

Dr. Mark J. Mourachian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Greek and Latin, College Division Chair & Department of Humanities and Science
(610) 785-6217

Mark Mourachian joined the faculty at St. Charles in 2010. He teaches Latin in the Pre-Theology Program and Biblical Greek in both the Seminary College and the Pre-Theology Program. In addition to core courses in Latin and Greek, he has taught elective courses focusing on the translation and discussion of works by such patristic authors as Ambrose of Milan, John Cassian, and Irenaeus of Lyons.

Education

Ph.D. in Early Christian Studies          The Catholic University of America, 2012

M.A. in Early Christian Studies           The Catholic University of America, 2005

B.A. in Philosophy                              Christendom College, 1999

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor of Greek & Latin                         St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, 2012 - 

Chair, Department of Humanities & Science              St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, 2012 - 

Instructor of Greek & Latin                                        St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, 2010 - 2012

Adjunct Instructor of Latin                                        Christendom College, Front Royal, VA, 2009 - 2010

Adjunct Instructor of Greek & Latin                           Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College, Alexandria, VA, 2008 & 2010

Instructor of English & Latin                                      Wakefield Country Day School, Flint Hill, VA, 2000 - 2001

Professional Endeavors
“St. Ephrem’s Doctrine of Revelation.” Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Philadelphia, April 2014.
 
“Creation, Revelation, and Theological Realism in St. Ephrem the Syrian.” Florovsky Theological Society Patristic Symposium, Princeton Theological Seminary, February 2014.
 
“The Theological Realism of T. F. Torrance.” NHS Induction Lecture, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, November 2013.
 
“Dissertating on St. Ephrem the Syrian.” NHS Lecture, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, December 2012.
 
Response to Matthew Baker’s paper “The Incarnational Hermeneutic of St. Ephrem the Syrian.” Pappas Institute Patristic Conference, 2008.
 
“Sacramental Theology II: The Eucharist.” Three-day course, Deacon Formation Program, Diocese of Tulsa, January 2008.
 
“Freewill in Four Hymns by St. Ephrem the Syrian.” Early Christian Studies Seminar, The Catholic University of America, 2007.
 
Several seminars and presentations at Holy Transfiguration Church, McLean, VA, 2004-2007.
Publications

“Theological Realism in St. Ephrem the Syrian and T. F. Torrance.” Participatio 4 (2013): 94-122 [to be reprinted in a forthcoming volume on Orthodox readings of T. F. Torrance (Wipf & Stock)].