I have now read A Disarming Spirit, and found it marvelous. Your scholarship and writing style flowed together in a fine tribute to a leader we both loved. So well did you recall him and that era that I was emotionally overwhelmed for a while.
You lay out his theology and spiritually well. I loved learning about his early life and how it shaped him.
Your probing of the extent to which Hunthausen and [Jim] Douglass (and the rest of us) were eventually targets of government surveillance, while no surprise to me, was beyond anything I had uncovered.”
–Charlie Meconis, a pacifist and anti-nuke activist,
directed the Seattle Religious Peace Action Coalition.