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André Gagné, PhD

Full Professor, Theological Studies


André Gagné, PhD
Dr. André Gagné
Office: S-D 202 
D Annex,
2140 Bishop
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2993
Email: andre.gagne@concordia.ca
Availability: By appointment

Biography

André Gagné is Full Professor in the Department of Theological Studies. He has a conjoint PhD from l'Université catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) and l'Université de Montréal, a M.A. and B.Th. from l'Université de Montréal.


Dr. Gagné is also a member of the Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance (Concordia), a Research Associate with the Centre de recherche Société, Droit et Religions (Université de Sherbrooke), a Co-Researcher with the Centre d'expertise de formation sur les intégrismes religieux, les idéologies politiques et la radicalisation (CEFIR), and an Associate Member at the Institut d'études anciennes et médiévales (Université Laval).


His teaching and scholarship focus on the 
interpretation and reception of the Bible, political theology, and religion and violence.



Selected publications

Books (consult CV for the complete list of publications)

Religion and Violence in Western Traditions. Selected Studies. (Studies in Religion). Milton Park, Milton: UK, Routledge, 2021 [co-ed. with J. Guyver and G. Oegema].

Ces évangéliques derrière Trump. Hégémonie, démonologie et fin du monde
. (Enquêtes 6). Genève, Labor et Fides, 2020.

The Gospel according to Thomas. Introduction, Translation and Commentary
. (Apocryphes 16). Turnhout, Brepols Publishers, 2019.

The Global Impact of Religious Violence. Eugene, OR., Wipf and Stock, 2016 [co-ed. with S. Loumakis and C. Miceli].

Constructing Religious Identities during the Second Temple Period / Construction des identités religieuses à l’époque de la période du Second Temple(Biblical Tools and Studies 24). Louvain, Peeters, 2016 [co-ed. with A. Gignac and G. Oegema].

En marge du canon: études sur les écrits apocryphes juifs et chrétiens(Coll. L’écriture de la Bible 2). Paris: Cerf, 2012 [co-ed. with J.-F. Racine].

Le Vivant qui fait vivre. Esprit, éthique et résurrection dans le Nouveau Testament(Sciences bibliques; études 22). Montréal: Médiaspaul, 2011 [co-ed. with A. Gignac and S. Paquette Lessard].


Teaching 2021-2022

Fall 2021

THEO 203 - Introduction to the New Testament
THEO 605 - Methods in Biblical Studies (with Dr. Marie-France Dion)

Winter 2022

THEO 298 - The Bible in U.S. Politics
THEO 311 - John's Writings and the Apocalypse

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