Robert Egan

Dr. Robert Egan
AddressReligious Studies Department
Post Office Box 57
Spokane, WA

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Gonzaga University Graduate Program of Religious Studies

B.A., Loyola University,
M.A., Loyola University,
M.Div., Jesuit School of Theology,
Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union and University of California at Berkeley,

Dr. Robert Egan, SJ, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, has obtained Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees in philosophy from Loyola University, Chicago, and the Master of Divinity degree from the Jesuit School of Theology in Chicago. His Ph.D. is from the Graduate Theological Union and the University of California at Berkeley. His dissertation, Doing Theology from Life: Mysticism, Politics, & Hermeneutics in a Practical Catholic Foundational Theology, is a study in theological foundations and methodology. He has taught philosophy and theology at Loyola University, Chicago; the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley; and since 1984 at Gonzaga University and St. Michael’s Institute. Since 1976, he has also been extensively engaged in the ministry of spiritual direction. His main professional interests as a theologian have been in church renewal, formation for ecclesial ministry, the theory/practice relationship in theology, and the relationship between the mystical and the prophetic dimensions of Christian existence. He has lectured widely and has published articles in Commonweal, Compass, The Way, and other journals. He is currently writing a book on the crisis in contemporary Catholicism.

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