Robert A. J. Gagnon

 Robert A. J. Gagnon
Address616 North Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Associate Professor of New Testament, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School,
Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary,
B.A., Dartmouth College,

Dr. Robert A. J. Gagnon serves the Seminary as the associate professor of New Testament. He received his bachelor’s from Dartmouth College, his M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School, and his doctorate from Princeton Theological Seminary. His main fields of interest are sexual issues in the Bible (particularly homosexuality), exegesis of Romans and 1 Corinthians, Pauline theology, and spirituality in the New Testament. He is the author of The Bible and Homosexual Practice: Texts and Hermeneutics (Abingdon 2001) and co-author with Dan Via of Homosexuality and the Bible: Two Views (Fortress 2003). He has published a companion essay to the latter in Christian Sexuality (ed. R. Saltzman; Kirk House 2003) entitled “Does the Bible Regard Same-Sex Intercourse as Intrinsically Sinful?” (addressing also the use of the creation texts and “orientation” theories in antiquity). He is also the author of a number of scholarly articles which have appeared in journals such as the Journal of Biblical Literature, Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Novum Testamentum, New Testament Studies, Zeitschrift fuer alttestamentliche Wissenschaft, and Horizons in Biblical Theology.

Gagnon is an ordained elder of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). He is a frequent guest speaker throughout the mainline denominations.

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