Weigel, George, 1951-....

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Birth 1951-04-17
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Biographical notes:

American Roman Catholic theologian; president, Ethics and Public Policy Center, 1989-1996.

From the description of George Weigel papers, 1978-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754865108

Biographical Note

  • 1951, April 17: Born, Baltimore Maryland
  • 1973: B.A. (magna cum laude), St. Mary's Seminary and University, Baltimore, MD
  • 1974 - 1975 : Lecturer in theology, Christian Brothers College, Orangeville, Ontario
  • 1975: M.A. (summa cum laude), University of St. Michael's College, Toronto, Ontario
  • 1975 - 1977 : Assistant professor of theology and assistant dean of studies, St. Thomas Seminary, Washington, DC
  • 1975 - 1978 : Instructor in religion and pastoral theology, Religious Education Center, Seattle, WA
  • 1977 - 1984 : Scholar in residence, World without War Council of Greater Seattle, Seattle
  • 1980 - 1984 : Founder and director of Cathedral Fellowships in World Affairs
  • 1980 - 2005 : Member of executive committee, Institute on Religion and Democracy
  • 1981 - 1984 : Member of Board of Regents, Seattle University Co-director of American Initiatives Project, World without War Council
  • 1982 - 1984 : Member of advisory committee on ethical values, U.S. Information Agency
  • 1983 - 1995 : Member of board of directors, Rural Development Institute
  • 1984: Mars Lecturer on theology, ethics, war, and peace, Northwestern University
  • 1984 - 1985 : Research fellow at Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • 1985 - 1989 : President, James Madison Foundation, Washington, DC
  • 1986 - 1989 : Associate, Center on Religion and Society
  • 1987 - 1992 : Member, Keston-USA; Member, Puebla Institute
  • 1987 - 1987 Present : Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty; Editor and principal author, American Purpose; Co-director, U.S. Institute of Peace Seminar
  • 1989 - 1996 : President, Ethics and Public Policy Center, Washington, DC
  • 1996 - 2007 : Senior fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center
  • 1996 - 1996 Present : Director of the Catholic Studies program, Ethics and Public Policy Center
  • 2005: Author, The Cube and the Cathedral: Europe, America, and Politics without God, Basic Books (New York, NY)
  • 2008 - 2008 Present : Distinguished senior fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center

Sources and Other Resources:

"George Weigel." Contemporary Authors Online . Detroit: Gale, 2009. Gale Biography In Context. Web. 24 Sept. 2010

George Weigel . n.d. Web. http://georgeweigel.blogspot.com/ 24 Sept. 2010

"The Syndicated Column of George Weigel: The Catholic Difference." Denver Catholic Register : The Archdiocese of Denver, 2010. http://www.archden.org/index.cfm/ID/342 . Web. 24 Sept. 2010

From the guide to the George Weigel papers, 1978-1992, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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  • Disarmament
  • Religion and international relations
  • Religion and international affairs
  • Peace
  • Pacifism

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