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"In a Single Garment of Destiny": A Global Vision of Justice

Authors: King, Martin Luther
Publisher: Beacon Press
BISAC/Subject: SOC031000, POL004000, LCO018000
ISBN: 9780807086063, Related ISBNs: 0807086053, 0807086061, 080708607X, 9780807086056, 9780807086063
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 272,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: An unprecedented and timely collection that captures the global vision of Martin Luther King Jr.—in his own words
 
Too many people continue to think of Dr. King only as “a southern civil rights leader” or “an American Gandhi,” thus ignoring his impact on poor and oppressed people around the world. "In a Single Garment of Destiny" is the first book to treat King's positions on global liberation struggles through the prism of his own words and activities.
 
From the pages of this extraordinary collection, King emerges not only as an advocate for global human rights but also as a towering figure who collaborated with Eleanor Roosevelt, Albert J. Luthuli, Thich Nhat Hanh, and other national and international figures in addressing a multitude of issues we still struggle with today—from racism, poverty, and war to religious bigotry and intolerance. Introduced and edited by distinguished King scholar Lewis Baldwin, this volume breaks new ground in our understanding of King.
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