Poem Invites Us to Repair Unjust Past

Poem Invites Us to Repair Unjust Past

Amanda Gorman proudly declared that “being American is more than a pride we inherit,” in her brilliant poem written for President Biden’s inauguration ceremony. “It’s the past we step into and how we repair it,” she said. Her poem, “The Hill We Climb,” is both...
Time for Church to Serve as State’s Conscience

Time for Church to Serve as State’s Conscience

Many tributes to Martin Luther King Jr. fail to recognize that he was a Baptist pastor, a minister formed by and committed to the traditions of the African American church. The connection between King’s powerful expression of the truth and the truth-telling tradition...
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...