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Literature List November 2005

Socialism and Religion by FA Ridley. A Marxist classic by the former editor of The Freethinker and President of the National Secular Society. First published by the Engels Society in 1946. 2

The Gentle Revolutionary by RW Morrell. A short biography of Ridley's life and work as a socialist and secularist. 2

Miscellaneous Poems of That Noble of Nature by Thomas Paine. Amusing and interesting verse by the great revolutionary democrat. Introduction by Terry Liddle.2

Witchcraft in Christianity By Saladin (William Stewart Ross) Reprint of an 1882 classic by the editor of The Agnostic Journal. 2.50

The History of the Leicester Secular Society by F J Gould. History of one of Britain's oldest freethought organisation by a former full-time organiser. 2.50

The National Reformer. A facsimile reproduction of the edition of February 8, 1891 on the death of Charles Bradlaugh. 3.50

The Journal of Freethought History No3 Vol 1. Articles on Henry Salt, TA Jackson and Tom Mosely. 3

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