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Extremist for Love: Martin Luther King Jr., Man of Ideas and Nonviolent Social Action

Extremist for Love: Martin Luther King Jr., Man of Ideas and Nonviolent Social Action (Paperback)

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In an era where people are often sorted into the categories of 'thinker' and 'doer', Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. stands out - a rare mix of the deeply profound thinker and intellect who put the fruit of that reflection into the service of direct social action.In this helpful telling of King's life, Dr. Rufus Burrow knits together the story of King's family, his intellectual journey, and his experience of the pervasive racism of America in that era in a way that highlights the onnections between King's thought and his actions. The result is a renewed understanding of the roots of King's actions and a fresh appreciation for how intellectual activity can impact our world in surprisingly direct ways.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: historical, political & militaryHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical control & freedomsHuman rightsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesBlack & Asian studies Publisher: Fortress Press,U.S. Publication Date: 01/01/2014 ISBN-13: 9781451470208  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Rufus Burrow Jr. is Indiana Professor of Christian Thought and professor of theological social ethics at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana. He has written extensively on King for more than twenty years in books published by Westminster / John Knox Press, Chalice Press, and University of Notre Dame Press.

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