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Gospel of Freedom

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Letter From Birmingham Jail and the Struggle That Changed A Nation
Rieder, Jonathan (Book - 2013)
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Jonathan Rieder delves deeper than anyone before into the King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" --illuminating both its timeless message and its crucial position in the history of civil rights.
Authors: Rieder, Jonathan
Title: Gospel of freedom
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s letter from Birmingham Jail and the struggle that changed a nation
Publisher: New York, NY :, Bloomsbury Press,, 2013
Edition: First U.S. edition
Characteristics: xviii, 218 pages :,illustrations ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Jonathan Rieder
Contents: Introduction : The cry for justice
The prelude. Prisoner: This is blasphemy ; Not enough Negroes are ready to die in Birmingham ; Traitors to their race ; Meet me in Galilee
The letter. Diplomat: My dear fellow clergymen ; The word "wait" rings in the ear of every Negro ; Everything the Nazis did was legal
Prophet: I am an extremist ; What kind of people worship here? ; Abused and scorned though we may be
The aftermath. Street fighter: Now is the time ; A child shall lead them ; Free at last? ; What killed these four girls?
Epilogue : Words spoken to mankind
Acknowledgements
Appendix : The text of the "Letter from Birmingham Jail."
Summary: Jonathan Rieder delves deeper than anyone before into the King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" --illuminating both its timeless message and its crucial position in the history of civil rights.
ISBN: 1620400588
9781620400586
Branch Call Number: 323.092 K53rg 2013
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages [187]-207) and index
Subject Headings: Nonviolence Civil disobedience Alabama Birmingham History 20th century Birmingham (Ala.) Race relations African Americans Civil rights Alabama Birmingham Civil rights movements Alabama Birmingham History 20th century King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968. Letter from Birmingham jail
Topical Term: Nonviolence
Civil disobedience
African Americans
Civil rights movements
LCCN: 2012044387
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Author Jonathan Rieder delves deeper than anyone before into the King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" --illuminating both its timeless message and its crucial position in the history of civil rights.


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