"We don't become either human or holy without the nurture and wisdom of others; this book helps us make contact with those others so that we can indeed grow in humanity, sanctity, and discernment as we need to."
Rowan Williams, Master of Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, and previously Archbishop of Canterbury
"This is a powerful and persuasive call to the churches to ground themselves in the Christian tradition, and retrieve its riches. An essential antidote to the shallow theology of technique-based approaches to mission."
Alister McGrath, Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion, University of Oxford
"This book, written with punctilious scholarship, vast scope, fidelity to history, and, perhaps above all, with great gracefulness, calls the churches to a sober scrutiny of themselves, and, perhaps thence, to fundamental reflection on what the church is. I am immensely taken with this book."
Thomas Howard, author of On Being Catholic and other books
"This book is essential reading for all who care about the future of the church in the West. It represents years of seasoned research; it is written in a clean, accessible style; and its central claims and insights are exactly on target. Read it and be challenged and refreshed in mind and soul."
William J. Abraham, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
"Deep Church Rising is a deep book, intrepidly and winsomely demonstrating the ongoing viability of orthodoxy."
Rodney Clapp, author of Tortured Wonders: Christian Spirituality for People, Not Angels and other books
"Memory can be the life-giving path to the future, and in this book the Christian church is encouraged to recover its deep memories, not so that we can look back with nostalgia to a bygone age, but so that we move forward with renewed confidence and depth."
Jane Williams, Lecturer, St Mellitus College, London