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Radical Christian writings : a reader

Author: Andrew Bradstock; Christopher Rowland
Publisher: Oxford ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2002.
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Sixty extracts from the writings of the Fathers of the Church, the mystics of the Middle Ages, the radical reformers and Puritans of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and the Christian socialists, liberation theologians, and social activists of modern times.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Bradstock; Christopher Rowland
ISBN: 0631222499 9780631222491 0631222502 9780631222507
OCLC Number: 48100595
Description: xxvi, 349 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. First apology / Justin (ca. 100-ca. 165) --
Epistle I to Donatus / Cyprian (ca. 300) --
2. The Acts of Paul and Thecla (second century) --
3. On the Christian life ; On riches / Pelagius (late fourth and early fifth centuries CE) --
4. Liber figurarumi / Joachim of Fiore (1135-1202) --
On poverty and the role of St. Francis / Peter Olivi (1248-1298) --
5. The mirror of simple souls / Marguerite Porete (d. 1310) --
6. Sermon / John Ball (d. 1381) --
7. Piers plowman, Passus XVII / William Langland (1330-1387) --
8. Letters / Jan Hus (ca. 1372-1415) --
9. Lollard sermon for Christmas day on Luke 2:1-14 (early fifteenth century) --
10. Compendium of revelations / Girolamo Savonarola (1452-1498) --
11. Defending the Indians / Antonio de Montesinos (fl. 1510), Bartolomé de las Casas (1474-1566) --
12. To the University of Ingolstadt / Argula von Grumbach (ca. 1492-1554) --
13. Vindication and refutation / Thomas Muntzer (1489?-1525) --
14. The obedience of a Christian man / William Tyndale (1494-1536) --
15. Early Anabaptist writings --
A hymnic form of Anna Jansz's testimony to her son --
The answer of some who are called Anabaptists --
Account of our religion / Peter Riedmann --
16. The family of love --
Introduction to the holy understanding of the glass of righteousness ; Terra pacis, a true testification of the spiritual land of peace / Hendrick Niclaes--
17. Early Baptist Worship --
Letter from Hugh and Anne Bromehead --
18. A short declaration of the mistery of iniquity / Thomas Helwys (ca. 1550-ca. 1616) --
19. The Levellers --
The freeman's freedom vindicated / John Lilburne (1615-57) --
The Putney debates : a petition of women / Colonel Thomas Rainborow (d. 1648) --
20. The tenure of kings and magistrates ; Eikonoklastes ; Sonnet XV / John Milton (1608-1674). 21. Truth lifting up its head above scandals ; The new law of righteousness ; The ture Levellers standard advanced ; A watch-word to the city of London and the armie ; A new-yeers gift for the Parliament and armie ; Fire in the bush ; The law of freedom in a platform ; An additional digger text from Iver, Buckinghamshire : a declaration / Gerrard Winstanley (1609-1676) --
22. A fiery flying roll / Abiezer Coppe (1619-1672) --
23. The cry of a stone / Anna Trapnel (ca. 1654) --
24. To the priests and people of England / Priscilla Cotton and Mary Cole --
25. The revelation of Jesus Christ / Anne Wentworth (ca. 1679) --
26. Behold you rulers / James Nayler (ca. 1617-1660) --
27. The pilgrim's progress / John Bunyan (1628-1688) --
28. Songs of innocence and experience ; Vala, or The four zoas ; Preface to Milton / William Blake (1757-1827) --
29. Some considerations on the keeping of the Negroes / John Woolman (1720-1772) --
30. The narrative of Sojourner Truth (ca. 1797-1883) --
31. Address to the first women's-rights convention (1848) ; The woman's Bible (1895-8) / Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902) --
32. Distestablishment / Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892) --
33. Autobiography / Joseph Arch (1826-1919) --
34. Our neighbours / Henry Scott Holland (1847-1918) --
35. The fool ; The rebel / Padraig Pearse (1879-1916) --
36. Address to the second Anglo-Catholic Congress (1923) / Frank Weston (1871-1924) --
37. The Barmen Declaration (1934) --
38. The long loneliness and other writings / Dorothy Day (1897-1980) and Peter Maurin --
39. The Worker-Priests --
Priest and worker / Henri Perrin --
Wage-workers in industry as an expression of faith / John Rowe --
40. The presence of the kingdom / Jacques Ellul (1912-1994) --
41. The parish meeting at work / Alan Ecclestone (1904-1992). 42. Letter from Birmingham jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) --
43. Love and revolution / Camilo Torres (1929-1966) --
44. Credo from Political evensong ; Mary and Martha / Dorothee Soelle (1929- ) --
45. The Solentiname Community (1966-1977)--
Nicaraguan peasant mass --
46. Black consciousness and the quest for a true humanity / Steve Biko (1946-1977) --
47. Stanley Hauerwas on John Howard Yoder (1927-1997) --
Messianic pacifism / Stanley Hauerwas --
48. An ethic for Christians and other aliens in a strange land / William Stringfellow (1928-1985) --
49. Christian grassroots communities in Europe / Ian M. Fraser --
50. Liberating the body / Carter Heyward --
51. The class struggle and Christian love / Herbert McCabe (1926-2001) --
52. The political dimension of the faith from the perspective of the poor / Oscar Romero (1917-1980) --
53. OK, Let's be Methodists / John Vincent (1929- ) --
54. The Kairos Document (1985) --
55. God's project / Carlos Mesters --
56. The Interpretative Method of "Unlock" --
57. Theology from the Perspective of "Third-World" Women --
Women's oppression : a sinful situation / Aruna Gnanadason --
Struggle to be the sun again / Chung Hyun Kyung --
58. Theology and the context / Sigqibo Dwane --
59. Radegund from Angel and me / Sara Maitland --
60. The rebel church in the back streets, where are we now? / Kenneth Leech (1939- ) --
61. Jeremiah, the world, the wound of God / Daniel Berrigan (1921- ) --
62. The task and content of liberation theology / Gustavo Gutiérrez (1928- ) --
63. Matthew and Mary of Magdala : good news for sex workers / Thomas Hanks.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Bradstock and Christopher Rowland.

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Sixty extracts from the writings of the Fathers of the Church, the mystics of the Middle Ages, the radical reformers and Puritans of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and the Christian socialists, liberation theologians, and social activists of modern times.

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