Raymond G. HelMick, S.J.

Biography

Raymond G. Helmick, S.J.

About

 

Raymond-Helmick

Occupation: Priest, Educator

Born: Arlington, Massachusetts, September 7, 1931

Family: Son of Raymond Glen and Alice Cecilia (Clancy) H.

Political Affiliation: Democrat

Religion: Roman Catholic

Education

BA, Boston College, 1956

MA in philosphy, Boston College, 1957

Lic. philosphy, Weston College, 1957

Lic. theological, Hochschule St. Georgen, Frankfurt, 1964

Certification

Joined Jesuit Order, 1951, ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1963.

Books:

A Social Option: A Social Planning Approach to the Problems of Northern Ireland. With Richard Hauser, Centre for Human Rights and Responsibilites, London, 1975.

La Situation libanaise selon Raymond Eddé; Paris, Cariscript, 1990.

Forgiveness and Reconciliation: Religion, Social Policy and Conflict Transformation. Ed., with Rodney L. Petersen, Templeton Foundation Press, 2001.

Negotiating Outside the Law: Why Camp David Failed. London, Pluto Press, 2004.

Living Catholic Faith in a Contentious Age. London, Continuum, 2010.

Faith Elements in Conflicts

Living Catholic Faith in a Contientious Age - The Crisis in Confidence

Career

Career Associate director Center for Human Rights and Responsibilities, London, 1973-79, Institute Society Research, London, 1973-79; foundation, co-dir. Center of Concern for Human Dignity, 1979-81; senior associate Conflict Analysis Center, Washington, 1982—; professor of conflict resolution Boston College, 1984—; senior associate Center Strategic and International Studies, Washington, 2000—2004; faculty Rotary Peace Center, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

Career Related

Executive communications U.S. Interreligious Communications for Peace in the Middle East, Seattle, 1987—, adv. board Organization for Human Rights in Iraq, Boston, 1992—; board directors Refugee Immigrant Ministry, Boston; vice president Consent of the Governed, 2005-08.

Creative Work

Executive communications U.S. Interreligious Communications for Peace in the Middle East, Seattle, 1987—, adv. board Organization for Human Rights in Iraq, Boston, 1992—; board directors Refugee Immigrant Ministry, Boston; vice president Consent of the Governed, 2005-08.

Civic

Mediation No. Irish conflict, 1972-81, 92—, Kurdish conflict, 1973-81, 87—, Lebanese conflict, 1982—, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, 1986—, Balkan conflict, 1995—.