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  1. Core Text 1 item
    1. Radical Christian writings: a reader - Andrew Bradstock, Christopher Rowland 2002

      Book Essential

  2. WEEK 1: Introduction: what is a ‘radical’ text? 5 items
    1. Required Reading

    2. Further Reading

  3. WEEK 2: Gender and wealth in the early church: Justin, Cyprian, Pelagius and The Acts of Paul and Thecla 6 items
    1. Required Reading

    2. Further Reading

    3. Pelagius: life and letters - Brinley Roderick Rees 1998

      Book Recommended

    4. Pagans and Christians - Robin Lane Fox 2006

      Book Recommended

    5. The origins of Christian morality: the first two centuries - Wayne A. Meeks 1993

      Book Recommended

  4. WEEK 3: Late medieval and early modern English writings: John Ball; William Langland’s Piers Plowman; a Lollard sermon; William Tyndale; Anne and Hugh Bromhead 20 items
    1. Required Reading

    2. Further Reading

    3. The great revolt of 1381 - Charles Oman 1906

      Book Recommended

    4. Piers Plowman: critical approaches - S. S. Hussey 1969

      Book Recommended

    5. Lollard sermons - Gloria Cigman 1989

      Book Recommended

    6. The Lollards - Richard Rex 2002

      Book Recommended

    7. Chapter 7. 'This One Thing I Do: William Tyndale'.

      Chapter Recommended

  5. WEEK 4: Texts in the European Reformation: Argula von Grumbach; Thomas Müntzer; Anabaptists 12 items
    1. Required Reading

    2. Further Reading

    3. The collected works of Thomas Muntzer - Thomas Müntzer, Peter Matheson 1988

      Book Recommended

    4. The Radical reformation - Michael G. Baylor 1991

      Book Recommended

    5. Patterns of Reformation - Gordon Rupp 1969

      Book Recommended

    6. Spiritual and Anabaptist writers: documents illustrative of the Radical Reformation - Angel M. Mergal, Juan de Valdes, George Huntston Williams 1977

      Book Recommended

  6. WEEK 5: Writings from Cromwell’s England: Levellers, Diggers, Ranters, Quakers 17 items
    1. Required Reading

    2. Further Reading

    3. The world turned upside down: radical ideas during the English revolution - Christopher Hill 1991

      Book Recommended especially chapters 6, 7 and 10

    4. Radical religion in the English Revolution - J. F. McGregor, Barry Reay 1984

      Book Recommended

    5. The Levellers and the English revolution - H. N. Brailsford, Christopher Hill 1961

      Book Recommended

    6. The Levellers in the English Revolution - G. E. Aylmer 1975

      Book Recommended

    7. The law of freedom: and other writings - Gerrard Winstanley, Christopher Hill 1983

      Book Recommended

  7. WEEK 6: Two English visionaries: John Bunyan and William Blake 12 items
    1. Required Reading

    2. Further Reading

    3. Grace abounding to the chief of sinners - John Bunyan, Roger Sharrock 1962

      Book Recommended

    4. Graceful Reading: Theology and Narrative in the Works of John Bunyan - Michael Davies, Oxford University Press 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    5. John Bunyan in context - Michael A. Mullett 1997

      Book Recommended

    6. Reading William Blake - Stephen C. Behrendt 1992

      Book Recommended

    7. William Blake and the Apocalypse - Christopher Rowland Aug 2016

      Chapter Recommended

  8. WEEK 7: ENRICHMENT WEEK 1 item
    1. No set reading

  9. WEEK 8: The struggle for rights: Bartolomé de las Casas; Thomas Helwys; John Woolman; Elizabeth Cady Stanton, The Woman’s Bible; Martin Luther King, Jr. 15 items
    1. Required Reading

    2. Further Reading

    3. In her own right: the life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton - Elisabeth Griffith 1984

      Book Recommended

    4. Martin Luther King Jr - John A. Kirk 2005

      Book Recommended

    5. Martin Luther King, Jr - Peter J. Ling 2002

      Book Recommended

    6. A testament of hope: the essential writings and speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr - Martin Luther King, James Melvin Washington 1991

      Book Recommended

  10. WEEK 9: English writings from the 19th and 20th centuries: the Chartists; Joseph Arch; Spurgeon; Scott Holland; Leech; Maitland; McCabe. 13 items
    1. Required Reading

    2. Further Reading

    3. Prayer and prophecy: the essential Kenneth Leech - Kenneth Leech, David Bunch, Angus Ritchie 2009

      Book Recommended

    4. Herbert McCabe’s Revolutionary Faith - Gene McCarraher 2010

      Article Recommended Please be aware you can only access 5 articles for free on this website per month.

  11. WEEK 10: Challenging the State: The Barmen Declaration and the Kairos Document 10 items
    1. Required Reading

    2. Further Reading

    3. The Third Reich and the Christian churches - Peter Matheson 1981

      Book Recommended

    4. Karl Barth - Haddon Willmer

      Chapter Recommended

  12. WEEK 11: Theology from Latin America: Torres, Solentiname, Romero and Gutiérrez 19 items
    1. Required Reading

    2. Further Reading

    3. Liberation theology - Andrew Bradstock

      Chapter Recommended

    4. The Cambridge companion to liberation theology - Christopher Rowland 2007

      Book Recommended especially Introduction and Chapter 1

    5. The Gospel in art by the peasants of Solentiname - Philip J. Scharper, Sally Scharper c1984

      Book Recommended

    6. Love in practice: the Gospel in Solentiname - Ernesto Cardenal, Ernesto Cardenal, Donald D. Walsh 1977

      Book Recommended

    7. Romero: martyr for liberation : the last two homilies of Archbishop Romero of San Salvador - Oscar Arnulfo Romero, Jon Sobrino, Catholic Institute for International Relations 1982

      Book Recommended

  13. Week 12 1 item
  14. Readings 1 item