Gerard W. Hughes was the bestselling author of God of Surprises (sales in excess of 250,000 copies worldwide), God in All Things and In Search of the Way. A Jesuit priest, latterly he was resident at Campion Hall, Oxford before moving finally to the Jesuit Community at Boscombe in Hampshire. For many years he was university chaplain at Glasgow, and a renowned spiritual director. His final book, Cry of Wonder, was published in late 2014 and Hughes continued to write a blog expanding on the book's themes up until the time of his death (November 4th 2014).
Eugene H. Peterson, author of The Message, a bestselling translation of the Bible, is professor emeritus of spiritual theology at Regent College, British Columbia, and the author of over thirty books. He and his wife, Jan, live in Montana.