Among the tributes to The Meaning of Persons were those in Theology ('Rich in experience . . . most helpful and stimulating'); in The Social Service Quarterly (`Sincerity, honesty and experience . . . the reviewing of this book has led to my having a spiritual experiehce'); and in Mental Health (`Of rare quality . . . his humility, charity and wisdom'). 'It is a book which a man should read, not only because it is of absorbing interest', said the Expository Times, and Dr Max Warren reviewed it as 'a brilliant study on how to help our contemporaries meet Christ'.