Look Back | King: Religious Freedom Champion

Look Back | King: Religious Freedom Champion

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King’s Nonviolent Resistance Was Way of Life

King’s Nonviolent Resistance Was Way of Life

Nonviolent resistance was not a method but a way of life for Martin Luther King Jr. It was rooted in his Christian faith and his belief that racism and other forms of injustice were collective or institutional sins that were destroying society and preventing the...
We Need Constellating Light to Follow King’s Path

We Need Constellating Light to Follow King’s Path

Admiring Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream is not the same as being captured by it. Too many find it possible to respect the man but relinquish the mission. It has become too easy to revere the dreamer but renege on the dream. So, let us now recall the deep roots...
The Other Dream of Martin Luther King Jr.

The Other Dream of Martin Luther King Jr.

Some words and phrases, once uttered publicly, become immortal. Dream. I have a dream. “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed – we hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal. … I have a...
King, Heschel: Fast Friends and Activists

King, Heschel: Fast Friends and Activists

Ten days before he was murdered, Martin Luther King Jr. addressed the convention of the Rabbinical Assembly, the gathering of rabbis from the Conservative Movement (denomination). He came at the invitation of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. The two men had become fast...