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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Margaret A. Schatkin

theology department

Margaret A. Schatkin

Associate Professor

Stokes N437
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Phone: 617-552-4604
Fax: 617-552-0794

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Curriculum Vitae


Th.D., Princeton Theological Seminar
M.A., Ph.D., Fordham University
A.B., Queens College

Research Interests

Critical edition of works of Chrysostom; patristic bibliography; patristic theology.


Seminar in Greek Patrology Seminar in Latin Patrology, Fathers of the Church, Philosophy and the Church Fathers.

Selected Publications

“Diakonia and the Christology of St. John Chrysostom," in Διακονία, diaconiae, diaconato: semantica e storia nei Padri della Chiesa. XXXVIII Incontro di studiosi dell’ antichità cristiana. Roma, 7-9 maggio 2009. Studia Ephemeridis Augustinianum 117. Rome: Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, 2010, pp. 295-305.

“The Perpetual Virginity of Mary and New Testament Textual Criticism,” in De Maria Numquam Satis: The Significance of the Catholic Doctrines on the Blessed Virgin Mary for All People. Judith Marie Gentle, PhD, and Robert L. Fastiggi, PhD, eds. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 2009, pp. 37-67.

“John Chrysostom: Adversus oppugnatores vitae monasticae: Marriage in Light of Greek Political Philosophy, Roman Law, and the Agonistic Exegesis of Scripture," in Il matrimonio dei cristiani: esegesi biblica e diritto romano. XXXVII Incontro di studiosi dell’ antichità cristiana. Roma, 8-10 maggio 2008. Studia Ephemeridis Augustinianum 114. Rome: Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, 2009, pp. 373-83.

“St. John Chrysostom’s Attitude toward Nature and Science,” in La cultura scientifico-naturalistica nei Padri della Chiesa (I-V sec.). XXXV Incontro di studiosi dell’ antichità cristiana. Roma, 4-6 maggio 2006. Studia Ephemeridis Augustinianum 101. Rome: Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum 2007, pp. 259-69.

“Salvation in Arnobius of Sicca," in Pagani e cristiani alla ricerca della salvezza (secoli I-III). XXXIV Incontro di studiosi dell’ antichità cristiana. Roma, 5-7 maggio 2005. Studia Ephemeridis Augustinianum 96. Rome: Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, 2006, pp. 617-627.

“John Chrysostom and the Archives of Rome," in Giovanni Crisostomo: Oriente e occidente tra IV e V secolo. XXXIII Incontro di studiosi dell’ antichità cristiana. Roma, 6-8 maggio 2004. Studia Ephemeridis Augustinianum 93.2. Rome: Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, 2005, pp. 699-711.


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