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Martin Luther King: The Essential Box Set: The Landmark Speeches and Sermons of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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"Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is love correcting everything which stands against love."
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


His words stirred a generation to change--and outlined a timeless, practical way to economic freedom and true democracy. Compiled by Dr. Clayborne Carson, director of the King Papers Project, and editor

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Tim
Jan 25, 2016 Tim added it
While MLK was first a preacher, his Biblical texts almost always turn to social justice. Hearing his passion toward helping people heightened my conviction to do more. His martyred life even before his martyr's death understandably turned almost always turned texts, which I had read spiritually with a view to eternity, with an application socially with a view to the practical here and now. Exegetically he misses the mark but not accidentally nor ignorantly. He intentionally applies his texts usi ...more
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Nov 06, 2015 Donna Dozier rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
People think they know who Dr. King is but they have never listen to him. To listen to him is to know who he was and what he stood for. Dr. King had a dream that is the same dream our Creator has for mankind, that we all live together in peace and harmony. Dr. King spoke out against Communism, War, Any kind of racial Power, he was a All Lives Matter kind of guy.
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Apr 24, 2016 Erwin Rossen rated it really liked it
The speeches are monumental and very inspiring. The man has a way of speaking that is pure poetry, the man has a message that is pure passion and still political.
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My favorite speeches: I've Been to the Mountaintop and I Have a Dream
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