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Martin Luther King, Jr.: Nonviolent Strategies and Tactics for Social Change
Examines his contribution as a philosopher and theologian to issues of racial and social justice and his drive to eradicate oppression through the doctrine of nonviolence.
Paperback, 392 pages
Published November 7th 2000 by Madison Books
(first published 2000)
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Apr 20, 2011 David Gross rated it liked it
The subtitle, "Nonviolent Strategies and Tactics for Social Change," describes a book I would rather have read. But this book was still interesting. It traces King's thinking in a number of areas back to those thinkers he drew from and reacted against -- folks like Harold DeWolf (personalism, theology, the church); Edgar Brightman, Peter Bertocci, and Walter Muelder (personalism); Walter Rauschenbusch (the social gospel); Karl Marx (mostly in reaction, but also in envy at his influence); Henry D ...more