Endorsements for “The Lion, the Mouse and the Dawn Treader”

I am honored and humbled to note that my forthcoming book, The Lion, the Mouse and the Dawn Treader has received the following endorsements, from two authors I deeply admire: Buried within many of C.S. Lewis’s children’s books are timeless messages about the Christian faith. Carl McColman reveals how Lewis’s fascinating adventure can help us more fully understand spiritual insights from not only Jesus himself, but also some of the great saints and mystics.  By turns playful, provocative … [Read more...]

A Few More Hints About the New Book…

My new book has been endorsed by James Martin, S.J., author of The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything and My Life With the Saints. I don't want to release the entire endorsement, as that would give away too much about the book. But in part, Fr. Martin says, By turns playful, provocative and profound, McColman asks us to "become like little children" in order to understand some very adult lessons. If and when we get any more endorsements of the book, I'll post them here, so stay tuned. Oh, … [Read more...]

More endorsements!

Several other folks have praised The Big Book of Christian Mysticism since I published the first round of endorsements on this blog a few days back. Here are the latest kind words: Carl McColman has both studied and practised the Christian mystical tradition, stressing its earthiness and 'ordinariness'. Like Thomas Merton, Michael Ramsey and others, he holds that mysticism is not an esoteric realm, reserved for the very holy, but is what all Christian life is about. I strongly commend this … [Read more...]

What do Brian McLaren and Carolyn Myss have in common?

What do Brian McLaren and Carolyn Myss have in common? And, for that matter, Phyllis Tickle, Cynthia Bourgeault, and Richard Rohr? They have all endorsed The Big Book of Christian Mysticism. Over the last few weeks, while I've been proofreading the manuscript, the publisher and I have sent it out to a number of authors, college professors, and clergypersons, for feedback and potential endorsements. Now, to God be the glory in all of this: to date we have received the following responses, all of … [Read more...]