Fr. Barton Geger, a native of St. Louis, Missouri, entered the Jesuit order in 1990. He received a MA in Philosophy from Saint Louis University, a MTh in Systematic Theology from Heythrop College in London, a licentiate from the (then) Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, MA, and a STD in Theology from Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid. He is a research scholar at the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College, and assistant professor of the practice at BC’s School of Theology and Ministry. He is general editor of the journal Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits.