J. Bryan Hehir

Harvard University

J. Bryan Hehir is the Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Religion and Public Life at Harvard University. He is also the secretary for social services and the president of Catholic Charities 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. He served on the faculty of Georgetown University (1984-1992) and the Harvard Divinity School (1993-2001).

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JUN 1, 2015 Podcast

From Nuclear Deterrence to Disarmament: Evolving Catholic Perspectives

In this timely and important discussion on nuclear weapons, Des Browne provides the broader policy context; Archbishop Auza presents the Holy See's position over the ...

FEB 20, 2002 Podcast

Ending Terrorism: A Strategy for the Future (New York Forum #3)

The U.S. has set out to end terrorism. But can it achieve this objective while also maintaining a strategic balance in an area of ...

FEB 20, 2002 Transcript

Ending Terrorism: A Strategy for the Future (New York Forum #3)

The U.S. has set out to end terrorism. But can it achieve this objective while also maintaining a strategic balance in an area of ...

MAY 26, 1994 Article

Morgenthau Lectures (1981–2006): Intervention: From Theories to Cases

J. Bryan Hehir argues that the legal norm against intervention in other nations&#39; affairs is eroded once it becomes impossible to ignore the moral imperatives ...