Letters to a Birmingham Jail: A Response to the Words and Dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Letters to a Birmingham Jail: A Response to the Words and Dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


More than fifty years in the past, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote his Letter from a Birmingham Jail. a lot has transpired within the half-century in view that, and growth has been made within the concerns that have been with reference to Dr. King’s middle. fortunately, the burning crosses, biting police canine, and offended mobs of that day are long past. yet of their position, passivity has emerged. A passivity that has to be addressed.

That’s the purpose of Letters to a Birmingham Jail. a suite of essays written via males of varied ethnicities and a long time, this booklet encourages us to pursue Christ exalting variety. every one contribution acknowledges that in basic terms the go and empty tomb of Christ can deliver precise team spirit, and every notes that the gospel calls for justice in all its types. This was once a fact that Dr. King fought and gave his existence for, and this can be a fact that those modern-day "drum majors for justice" proceed to beat.

 

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