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Never to Leave Us Alone: The Prayer Life of Martin Luther King Jr
Based on years of original research, Never to Leave Us Alone is the first book-length treatment of the prayer life of the famed religious and civil rights leader. Drawing on personal prayers that King recited as a seminarian and graduate student, preacher, pastor, and then civil rights leader, award-winning historian Lewis Baldwin explains how King turned to both private p ...more
Paperback, 159 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Fortress Press
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The author does present interesting information about Dr. King's life. The most annoying thing, however, is that this book is simply a compendium of conclusions--there are no lines of reasoning, no implications. The author rarely draws out implications, which is very unhelpful because he only presents the reader with his conclusions about Martin Luther King Jr.'s prayer life. It's very hard to get anything out of this if one is not already informed about major influences in King's life, and it i ...more