Category Archives: Martin Luther King Jr

God-given Rights

“All men are made in the image of God. All men are brothers. All men are created equal. Every man is an heir to a legacy of dignity and worth. Every man has rights that are neither conferred by, nor … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Divine Law

“One may well ask, ‘How can you advocate breaking some laws and obeying others?’ The answer is found in the fact that there are two types of laws: there are just laws, and there are unjust laws. I would agree … Continue reading

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Transformed Noncorformity

“When an affluent society would coax us to believe that happiness consists in the size of our automobiles, the impressiveness of our houses, and the expensiveness of our clothes, Jesus reminds us, ‘A man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the … Continue reading

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True integration

“True integration will be achieved by true neighbors who are willingly obedient to unenforceable obligations.”  Martin Luther King, Jr., Strength to Love (Philadelphia  1963), p. 38.    

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