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MLK Jr on Nonviolent Resistance

In a 1957 article for the Christian Century entitled Nonviolence and Racial Justice, King briefly traces the history of African Americans in this country from their first arrival as slaves in 1619 to the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863. He further … Continue reading

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Reflections on MLK, Jr. Day

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Today I am off of work for the observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. day, and I’m reflecting on the Civil Rights Movement. It has always been a subject that fascinates me, and I’ve enjoyed seeing its development through the … Continue reading

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Meals in Luke’s Gospel

Although the Synoptic Gospels have a similar structure and record many of the same events, they should also be noted for their distinctive account of Jesus, selecting and arranging the material in order to convey important themes and teachings. One … Continue reading

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Reflections on Generous Justice

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I listened to the audio book of Generous Justice, by Timothy Keller, about a month ago, and although I have probably forgotten many important details, there are many points that have stayed with me. Here are some of those points … Continue reading

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The Dream of a King

If you haven’t already taken the time, it would be worth your while to watch MLK’s “I have a dream” speech. The transcribed text from the audio of the speech can be found here and the final part of the … Continue reading

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Weightier Matters

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness. These you ought to have done, without neglecting the others (Matt. … Continue reading

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