God Unbound: Theology in the Wild (aka The Galapagos Islands: A Spiritual Journey)

This fall, I have one book being released under two titles. In the UK, it’s God Unbound: Theology in the Wild, and in the US, it’s The Galapagos Islands: A Spiritual Journey.



I loved writing this book, and have told several people I feel like it’s my best writing so far. I’m honored by these endorsements from people I respect:

“Brian McLaren has written a great many life-changing books, but this may be the most significant. He uses a new voice here to describe his own life-changing voyage. I found myself reading him in a whisper, if such a thing is possible, for fear of interrupting the flow of his gorgeous, intimate, and brilliant prose. My only caveat is this: do not read this book unless you are ready for your life to change too, for you will never see your place in the universe the same way again.” –Barbara Brown Taylor, author of An Altar in the World

“Set among the birthplace of Darwin’s world-shaping theory, McLaren lays out a possible evolution of the Christian faith that is simultaneously personal and socially responsible.” –Mike McHargue, co-founder of The Liturgists

“This is a genial but sharp-eyed book that gets at some essential and difficult truths about our species at this late date in human history.” –Bill McKibben, author of Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

“McLaren takes a very personal journey as he traces the steps of Darwin. In doing so, he reveals that there is indeed ‘grandeur in this view of life,’ as first articulated by Darwin, and, more than that, there’s reason to hope we can evolve as a species in this time of ecological collapse.” –Tripp Fuller, founder and cohost of Homebrewed Christianity podcast