Biography

Mario DeGiglio-Bellemare


Mario DeGiglio-Bellemare completed his Ph.D. at the University of St. Michael's College (University of Toronto), working in the area of liberationist and postcolonial hermeneutics. His research is focused on religious syncretism, interreligious collaboration, the popular religious practices of marginalized peoples, and liberation theologies. He also writes extensively in the area of film and religion.

He recently published an article entitled, "Border Crossing with the Uninvited in Matthew's 'Wedding Feast' Parable and Jacques Tourneur's I Walked with a Zombie," in Postscripts: The Journal of Sacred Texts and Contemporary Worlds (vol. 3, no. 1, 2007). He also co-edited a book with Gabriela Miranda García, entitled Talitha Cum: The Grace of Solidarity in a Globalized World, which features his article, "Vodou Hybridity and 'Voodoo Economics': Crossroads Theology at the Intersection of the Local and Global" (Geneva: WSCF Publications, 2004).



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