The Reverend Mark A McIntosh is currently the inaugural holder of Loyola University Chicago’s endowed professorship in Christian Spirituality, having previously served as Van Mildert Professor of Divinity at Durham University, U.K. and canon residentiary of Durham Cathedral.
Mark is married to Anne Nagle McIntosh and their children Elizabeth and Nathan are currently in Ph.D. and undergraduate studies respectively. McIntosh studied History as an undergraduate at Yale, earned a second BA in Theology at Oxford University, and a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology at the University of Chicago. His research focuses on the intersection of mystical and spiritual thought in Christianity with Christian theology. Among his publications are Discernment and Truth: The Spirituality and Theology of Knowledge (2004) and Divine Teaching: An Introduction to Christian Theology (2008). He has served as canon theologian to the 25th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, U.S.A., as chaplain to the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church, and as a member of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission.