Religion and World Politics: A Threat or a Promise?

THU, NOV 3, 2016 (00:00)

In his talk “Religion and World Politics: A Threat or a Promise?” Father Bryan Hehir shares his research and writing, focused on ethics and foreign policy and the role of religion in world politics and in American society. Image Credit: wikimedia.org

+ BIO: J. Bryan Hehir

J. Bryan Hehir is the Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Religion and Public Life at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is also the Secretary for Health Care and Social Services in the Archdiocese of Boston. His research and writing focus on ethics and foreign policy and the role of religion in world politics and in American society. Hehir served on the faculty of Georgetown University (1984 to 1992) and the Harvard Divinity School (1993 to 2001). His writings include: “The Moral Measurement of War: A Tradition of Continuity and Change; Military Intervention and National Sovereignty; Catholicism and Democracy;” and “Social Values and Public Policy: A Contribution from a Religious Tradition.”

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