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The liberatory thought of Martin Luther King Jr. : critical essays on the philosopher King

Birt, Robert E., 1952- (Added Author).

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  • OCLC: ocn785874888
  • ISBN: 9780739165522 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0739165542 (electronic)
  • ISBN: 0739165526 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780739165546 (electronic)
  • Physical Description: print
    x, 372 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2012.

Content descriptions

Bibliography: Includes bibliographical (p. 357-364) references and index.
Contents: Is our belief that Martin Luther King Jr. is a black philosopher justified?: Introductory concerns about King and philosophical cartography / John H. McClendon III -- Dr. King's philosophy of religion: theology of somebodiness / George Yancy -- Dr. King as liberation theologian and existential philosopher / James B. Haile III -- The philosopher King: an examination of the influence of dialectics on King's political thought and practice / Stephen C. Ferguson II -- Martin Luther King Jr. as social movement intellectual: trailblazer or torchbearer? / Maurice St. Pierre -- Martin Luther King Jr.'s agape and world house / Richard A. Jones -- King's radical vision of community / Robert E. Birt --- Martin Luther King Jr.: toward a democratic theory / Tim Lake -- King, levinas, and the praxis of peace / Scott Davidson and Maria del Guadalupe Davidson -- Martin Luther King Jr. on Vietnam: King's message applied to the U.S. occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan / Gail M. Presbey -- Martin Luther King Jr. and Frantz Fanon: reflections on the politics and ethics of violence and nonviolence / Kathryn T. Gines -- A shocking gap made visible: King's pacifist materialism and the method of nonviolent social change / Greg Moses -- Socrates, Thoreau, Gandhi, and the philosopher/activist Dr. King: politics of civil disobedience and the ethics of nonviolent action / Benjamin O. Arah -- Hope and disappointment in Martin Luther King Jr.'s political theology: eclipse of the liberal spirit / Floyd W. Hayes III -- The aporia of hope: King and Bell on the ending of racism / Bill E. Lawson -- The concept of hope in the thinking of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. / Clanton C. W. Dawson Jr.
Subject: King, Martin Luther -- Jr -- 1929-1968 -- Philosophy
Nonviolence -- United States
African Americans -- Civil rights
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 20th century

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at ASLAN - Network. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Asbury Theological Seminary.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
KY Campus E185.97 .K5 L47 2012 1130801866 Stacks Available -

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