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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
Website(s): YouTube Channel
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.


His teaching and scholarship focus on political theology, religious and political violence, the Christian Right, Neocharismatic-Pentecostalism, Evangelicalism, and the interpretation and reception of the Bible.


Dr. Gagné's work and interviews have been featured in media outlets such as the New York TimesWashington PostHuffington PostThe GuardianThe Times Literary SupplementAl-JazeeraGQ, Salon, Mother JonesReligion News Services, Religion Dispatches, Daily Kos, Le MondeLibérationFrance InterGrands reportages RFI, Médiapart, France Culture, Le FigaroParis MatchLe Parisien, Le DevoirLa PresseCTV W5, RDI 24/60, etc.


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), and an Associate Member at the Institut d'études anciennes et médiévales (Université Laval).


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 2022-2023

Fall 2022

THEO 232 - The Bible in U.S. Politics
THEO 343 / POLI 389 - Religion and Politics

Winter 2023

THEO 657 - Political Theology (Graduate Seminar)

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