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God and human dignity : the personalism, theology, and ethics of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Author: Rufus Burrow
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[In this book, the author] that King's adoption of personalism represented the fusion of his black Christina faith and his commitment not only to the social gospel of Walter Rauschenbusch, but most especially to the social gospel practiced by his grandfather, his father, and black preacher-scholars at Morehouse College. [In the book, he also] devotes much-needed attention both to King's conviction that the universe  Read more...
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Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Rufus Burrow
OCLC Number: 276372010
Notes: Originally published: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, c2006.
Description: Sound disc : digital mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Foreword / L.V. Baldwin and W.G. Muelder --
Introduction --
King's Intellectual odyssey, from Morehouse to Crozer --
Social gospel and Walter Rauschenbusch --
King and personalism --
King's conception of God --
Dignity of being and sexism --
Personal communitarianism and the beloved community --
Objective moral order and moral laws --
Use of moral laws and the Vietnam War --
Universe is friendly, social-ethical implications --
Afterword, an appreciation.
Responsibility: Rufus Burrow, Jr. ; foreword by Lewis V. Baldwin and Walter G. Muelder.

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Points to similarities and dissimilarities between personalism and the social gospel movement with its call to churchgoers to involve themselves in the welfare of both individuals and society. This  Read more...

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"Burrow insightfully makes the case that King had learned themes of personalism and of the social gospel in its African American form from his family, from Benjamin Mays and George Kelsey at Read more...

 
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