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Dr David Bagchi

Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History and Ecclesiastical History/ Co-Director of the Andrew Marvell Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies.

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Histories Languages and Cultures

Summary

David Bagchi specialises in the history and thought of the Reformation, with a particular interest in the theology of Martin Luther, early modern religious polemic, and the use of the printing press for disseminating theological ideas. His major publications include Luther's Earliest Opponents: Catholic Controversialists, 1518-25 (2nd ed., 2009) and The Cambridge Companion to Reformation Theology (2004) (co-edited with David C. Steinmetz).

Undergraduate

Undergraduate - Henry VIII in European Perspective - The Reformation in Germany - Antisemitism and the Holocaust - The First Media Revolution - Early Modern Peoples and their Worlds Postgraduate - Practising Medieval and Early Modern History

Book Chapter

William Mitchell (d. 1599), Fellow of the Queen's College, Oxford

Bagchi, D., & Sheppard, J. William Mitchell (d. 1599), Fellow of the Queen's College, Oxford. The University of Hull

Introductions and commentaries for 'Luther's Preface to Johann Briesmann, Response to Kaspar Schatzgeyer' and 'Luther's Letter Accompanying Justus Jonas, Against Johann Fabri'

Bagchi, D. Introductions and commentaries for 'Luther's Preface to Johann Briesmann, Response to Kaspar Schatzgeyer' and 'Luther's Letter Accompanying Justus Jonas, Against Johann Fabri'. Concordia Publishing House

Preface to Johann Briesmann, Response to the Convolutions of Caspar Schatzgeyer, in Defense of Luther's Book "On Monastic Vows" (1523)

Bagchi, D. (2012). Preface to Johann Briesmann, Response to the Convolutions of Caspar Schatzgeyer, in Defense of Luther's Book "On Monastic Vows" (1523). Luther's Works: Prefaces 1, 23 - 36. Concordia Publishing House

Epilogue

Bagchi, D. Epilogue

Printing, Propaganda, and Public Opinion in the Age of Martin Luther

Bagchi, D. (2016). Printing, Propaganda, and Public Opinion in the Age of Martin Luther. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of ReligionOxford University Press (OUP). https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199340378.013.269

Journal Article

Old questions, new answers" : Luther and the problem of catholicity

Bagchi, D. Old questions, new answers? : Luther and the problem of catholicity. Reformation, 17, 161-176. doi:10.1558/refm.v17.161

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Bagchi is happy to supervise MA and PhD students who wish to work on topics in the history and thought of the Reformation. Completed PhDs Ralph Werrell, The roots of Tyndale's theology (principal supervisor) Lesley Agar, The Seven Deadly Sins in Shakespeare (co-supervisor) Sarah Walton, The pivot of authenticity in the modern fiction of ancient Rome (co-supervisor) Current PhD supervisions Michael Haughton, English Catholic hebraism in early Tudor England (principal supervisor)