Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Profile

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C. Eric Lincoln
Macmillan, 1970 - 270 pages
A collection of essays, focusing on the years of King's civil rights crusade, which seek to define the man, his contribution to society, and his place in American history
 

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Contents

Brief Biography of Martin Luther King Jr
1
When the Man and the Hour Are Met
7
Montgomery America
40
Martin Luther King and the Republican White House
72
The Highroad to Destiny
90
Crowned with Crises
113
The Letter from Birmingham Jail
128
The Conservative Militant
144
When Nonviolence Meets Black Power
157
The Crisis of Powerless Morality
181
The Consequences of Decision
212
Was Martin Luther King a Marxist?
228
Black TheologyBlack Church
243
Legacy of a Dream
260
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C. Eric Lincoln(1924-2000), the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Professor of Religion and Culture Emeritus at Duke University, wrote many books, including The Black Muslims in America and The Negro Pilgrimage in America, as well as fiction and poetry. He lived in Durham, North Carolina.

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