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To Make the Wounded Whole: The Cultural Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

To Make the Wounded Whole: The Cultural Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

To Make the Wounded Whole describes how King's black messianic vision propelled him into fateful encounters with other black leaders, the war in Vietnam, black theology and world liberation movements.
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$23.00
  • ISBN 9780800625436
  • Format Paperback
  • Dimensions 5.5 x 8.5
  • Pages 344
  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Publication Date Jan 1, 1992

Endorsements

"An important work! No interpreter has more comprehensively documented than Baldwin how King's complex thought and personality provide the central fulcrum upon which contemporary African-American theological and ethical thought turns."
--Gayraud S. Wilmore
Editor, Journal of the ITC


"A difficult objective has been brilliantly achieved here. With the appearance of his work on Martin Luther King Jr. Baldwin has earned a place among the most creative students of African-American religions, social and intellectual history."
--Sterling Stuckey
University of California, Riverside

Table of Contents

    Preface
    Introduction

  1. Lift Every Voice: Black Perspectives in Dialogue

  2. Take My Hand, Precious Lord: A Legacy for Black Theology and Ethics

  3. Ethiopia Shall Stretch Forth Her Hands: The African and African-American Struggles

  4. Caught in an Inescapable Network: A Vision of World Community

    Conclusion
    Index
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