Essays by Mark McNeil

Mark McNeil currently teaches theology at Strake Jesuit College Preparatory (Houston).  He previously taught college-level philosophy and was involved for years in ministerial work.  He was educated at Texas Bible College (3 yr.  Theology Degree), Luther Rice Seminary (B.A., M.A.  in Biblical Studies), University of St. Thomas School of Theology (M.A.  Theological Studies), and has studied Philosophy at the Center for Thomistic Studies, University of St. Thomas, for the last several years.

?The Real Problem with Abortion
A serious look at personhood and abortion.

 An Introduction to Trinitarian Faith
This essay expresses some basic ideas involved in understanding scripture, especially pertaining to the Trinity.  Of special interest is the discussion of analytic and synthetic reasoning as it pertains to understanding the faith.

Is Speaking With Tongues the Initial Evidence of the Spirit Baptism?
Especially relevant in the current culture is the question of religious phenomena.  This essay explores speaking in tongues as one of the basic tenets of Pentecostalism.