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The Peace Advocacy of Martin Luther King (Part 4 of 4)

To appreciate Martin Luther King’s thoughts on peace, we must understand his thoughts about the relationship between human beings. He saw all human beings as caught “in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.” He expands on this thought in his 1964 speech, “The American Dream”. All I’m saying is…

Martin Luther King and Non-violence (Part 3 of 4)

Martin Luther King thought deeply about the best methods to use to overcome the injustices facing African Americans. This in itself is an important observation. It is appropriate for us in the 21st century to also think deeply about questions of method. His speeches frequently describe and defend nonviolence as the method he felt was…

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Looking for peace

The world seems to be searching for peace at the moment; but seems to be having a hard time finding it.  At least, this is what you may come to believe if you follow the news.  Maybe we’re looking in the wrong places. Have you every tried to search for “peace” news?  Scan either the…