Martin Luther King, Jr., “Autobiography of Religious Development,” in Clayborne Carson, The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Vol 1, pp. 359-363 (packet)
Martin Luther King, Jr., “MIA Mass Meeting,” C. Carson, King Papers, Vol. 3, pp. 71- 79 (packet).
Keith D. Miller, “Composing Martin Luther King, Jr., “ Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Vol. 105, No. 1, pp. 70-82 (e-reserve).
October 28: Liberalism vs. Prophetic Realism
David Chappell, A Stone of Hope, introduction and chs 1-3 (purchase)
November 2: Niebuhr, King, and African American Religious Intellectuals
Reinhold Niebuhr, “The Ethic of Jesus and the Social Problem,” Religion in Life, 1932 (packet)
Reinhold Niebuhr, Moral Man and Immoral Society, chs. 7 & 9 (packet)
Martin Luther King, Jr., “Reinhold Niebuhr’s Ethical Dualism,” The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Vol. 2, pp.141-152 (packet)
Dennis Dickerson, “African American Religious Intellectuals and the Theological Foundations of the Civil Rights Movement, 1930-55,” Church History ,74:2 (June 2005): 217-2`35 (e-reserve)
November 4: The Civil Rights Movement as a Religious Revival