Radical Christianity



Leader: John Vincent



John Vincent recently revised his book, Radical Jesus, and now seeks to revive the sotry of Radical Jesus in the New Testament, then to trace some salutary followers of it down through 2000 years, and finally to discover where such a "Radical Christianity" might lead today.


The Programme

  1. Radical God, Radical Jesus
    The biblical origins of Radical Christianity with study of selected biblical passages
  2. Radical Jesus, Radical Disciples
    The historical manifestations of Radical Christianity with study of selected figures and movements
  3. Radical Disciples, Radical Futures
    The present-dau possibilities of Radical Christianity with study of selected contemporary projects and programmes.


Radical Jesus

For details of John Vincent's latest book, Radical Jesus, and other related Ashram Press publications, please see the books page.

The Radical Tradition

An article by John Vincent on the current need for a radical movement.


Related Web sites:

Ashram Community      Journey Course    


Radical Christianity events held in 2005

  Sat 5 St Mark's Centre for Radical Christianity, Sheffield
  Fri 18-Sat 19 United College of the Ascension Birmingham
  Sat 19 Guy Chester Centre, Muswell Hill London
  Fri 8-Sat 9 Holy Rood House, Thirsk N Yorkshire
  Fri 22-Sun 24 St Deniol's Library, Hawarden Chester
  Mon 16-Fri 20 Scargill Centre, Kettlewell Skipton
  Fri 10-Sun 11 Urban Theology Unit Sheffield
  Sat 9 July Westminster Institute of Education Oxford
  Fri 15-Sun 17 Scottish Churches House Dunblane
  Sat 17 Centre for Practical Christianity Kendal
  Fri 7-Sun 9 Sarum College Winchester





The Leader

Revd Dr John VIncent is Leader of the Ashram Community and organiser of the Burngreave Ashram, Sheffield. His most recent books are the new course, Journey, Explorations into Discipleship, the second edition of Radical Jesus, both published by the Ashram Press, and Methodist and Radical (jt.ed.) published by Abingdon Press.

Dr Vincent is also Emeritus Director and part-time Lecturer at the Urban Theology Unit and an Honorary Lecturer in Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield and in Theology at the University of Birmingham.




Contact John Vincent to offer to share in the events and to discuss invitations for other occasions.

Rev Dr John J Vincent
Ashram Community Office,
178 Abbeyfield Rd

0114 243 6688