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School of Theology and Ministry

Barton T. Geger, S.J.

assistant professor of the practice
research scholar at the institute for advanced jesuit studies
general editor of "studies in the spirituality of jesuits"

Barton T. Geger, SJ

Contact Information | 617-552-9097


M.A., Saint Louis University
M.TH. Systematic Theology, Heythrop College, University of London
S.T.L., Weston Jesuit School of Theology
S.T.D., Universidad Pontificia Comillas

Areas of Interest

Ignatian and Jesuit Spirituality, Discernment of Spirits, Discernment of God’s Will, Early Jesuit History and Texts, Desert Spirituality, Camino de Santiago, Angelology and Demonology

Current Courses

Fall 2017
The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola

Spring 2018
The Constitutions of the Society of Jesus

Summer 2018
Session I:  Ancient Wisdom for Discerning the Spirits

Recent Publications

“Bending the Knee to Baal: St. Ignatius on Jesuit Vocation Promotion.” Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits 48 (4)/, Winter 2016.

“Myths, Misquotes, and Misconceptions about St. Ignatius Loyola.” Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal. 5(1): 6-20 (2016).

Cura Personalis: Some Ignatian Inspirations.” Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal. 3(2): 6-20 (2014).

“Hidden Theology in the ‘Autobiography’ of St. Ignatius.” Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits 46(3), Autumn 2014.

“What Magis Really Means and Why It Matters.”  Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal. 1/2: 16-31 (2012).

“The First First Companions: The Continuing Impact of the Men Who Left Ignatius.” Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits 44(2), Summer 2012.