Bourgeois, Michael

College: Emmanuel College
Degrees: PhD (Union Theological Seminary, New York)
Phone: 416-585-4534
Teaching Category:
Appointment Status:
Basic Degree
GCTS Emeritus


In 1998, Michael received The United Church’s McGeachy Senior Scholarship for research on the church’s sixth moderator, Richard Roberts, and in 2009 he received the United Church’s Davidson Trust Award for excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Stars, fossils, and the history of just about anything; hiking, cycling, kayaking, cooking, and jazz.

  • Specializations

    • Constructive, historical, and contextual theologies, especially salvation, redemption, and liberation
    • Hope, history, and their relation to salvation and social justice
    • The relation of theology and the natural sciences
    • Current research interests include the theological history of The United Church of Canada, and the relationship between religious meaning and history and science
  • Publications