By Tomeu Estelrich, director of the Center for Ignatian Spirituality at Boston College
Tomeu Estelrich is director of the Center for Ignatian Spirituality at Boston College, where he also teaches in the departments of philosophy and social work. He earned a PhD in philosophy at Comillas Pontifical University (Madrid, Spain), a license in philosophy at the University of Salamanca (Spain), and a license in theology at the School of Theology of Catalonia (Barcelona, Spain).
He is the author of Ciencia y Ecología de la Creación (Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja Press, 2004; second ed. 2011) as well as many papers on spirituality and the philosophy of Simone Weil. Prior to his appointment as director of the center, he served as assistant director of the Jesuit Institute, the Center for Student Formation, and Intersections. Since 2006, he has been a member of the American Weil Society, served on its executive board, and this year is its president. He is married and has one son.