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Billy Graham and the Beloved Community: America's Evangelist and the Dream of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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This study is the first detailed analysis of Billy Graham's social thought during one of the most volatile periods of American history'the Martin Luther King, Jr. years (1955-1968).  Using previously unpublished documents, this book argues that although the popular evangelist occasionally supported King's mission to save America, he largely opposed King's vision of 'the be ...more
Hardcover, 280 pages
Published August 20th 2006 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Stephanie
Mar 24, 2008 rated it it was amazing
A wonderful examination of Billy Graham's theology and politics in relation to Martin Luther King Jr's. A great book that brings out larger questions of allegiances to faith versus state and their intersection. Also raises great theological questions as well. Of course it can't hurt that it happens to also be written by an Etown professor :)
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