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ISBN-10: 0800697405

ISBN-13: 9780800697402

Edition: 2010

Authors: Martin Luther King

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"If there is one book Martin Luther King, Jr. has written that people consistently tell me has changed their lives, it is Strength to Love." So wrote Coretta Scott King. She continued: "I believe it is because this book best explains the central element of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s philosophy of nonviolence: His belief in a divine, loving presence that binds all life." That insight, luminously conveyed in this classic text, here presented in a new and attractive edition, hints at the personal transformation at the root of social justice: "By reaching into and beyond ourselves and tapping the transcendent moral ethic of love, we shall overcome these evils." In these short meditative and sermonic pieces, some of them composed in jails and all of them crafted during the tumultuous years of the Civil Rights struggle, Dr. King articulated and espoused in a deeply personal compelling way his commitment to justice and to the intellectual, moral, and spiritual conversion that makes his work as much a blueprint today for Christian discipleship as it was then. Individual readers, as well as church groups and students will find in this work a challenging yet energizing vision of God and redemptive love.
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 4/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart
Transformed Nonconformist
On Being a Good Neighbor
Love in Action
Loving Your Enemies
A Knock at Midnight
The Man Who Was a Fool
The Death of Evil upon the Seashore
Shattered Dreams
How Should a Christian View Communism?
Our God Is Able
Antidotes for Fear
The Answer to a Perplexing Question
Paul's Letters to American Christians
Pilgrimage to Nonviolence