James Hanvey, S.J.

Fr. James Hanvey, S.J. is a member of the British Province of the Society. He specialises in systematic theology and Catholic Social Thought and Ignatian Spirituality and currently holds the Lo Schiavo Chair in Catholic Social Thought at the Joan and Ralph Lane Centre, USF. He entered the society in 1975 and was ordained in 1983. He received his doctorate and has taught systematic theology at Heythrop College, University of London. He was head of the Theology Department at Heythrop until he founded and was director of the Heythrop Institute for Religion, Ethics and Public Life in 2004. Although his main field is systematics, he has also held the Veale Chair in Ignatian Spirituality, The Milltown Institute, Dublin. He is currently working on a new book: The Theological Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching - The Witness of the Spirit.'