Some readers on my blog absolutely hate Brian McLaren, or at least deeply detest him, considering him an enemy of faith. I certainly do not share this view. I have met Brian personally and I read some of his books and posts and I have a deep appreciation for him, even if I do not always agree with his view. And probably he does not with some of mine either. Which is perfectly OK.
Here is a post on Rachel Held Evans blog, where her readers ask questions from Brian, and he responds.