Strength to Love

Sermons from Strength to Love and Other Preachings
Product Number: EB00752614
Released: Oct 15, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780807051979
Publisher: Beacon Press
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Description

The classic collection of Dr. King's sermons that fuse his Christian teachings with his radical ideas of love and nonviolence as a means to combat hate and oppression. As Martin Luther King, Jr., prepared for the Birmingham campaign in early 1963, he drafted the final sermons for Strength to Love, a volume of his most well known homilies. King had begun working on the sermons during a fortnight in jail in July 1962. While behind bars, he spent uninterrupted time preparing the drafts for works such as "Loving Your Enemies" and "Shattered Dreams," and he continued to edit the volume after his release. Strength to Love includes these classic sermons selected by Dr. King. Collectively they present King's fusion of Christian teachings and social consciousness and promote his prescient vision of love as a social and political force for change.

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Author(s): Martin Luther King
Original Publish Date: Oct 15, 2019

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