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Howard Thurman



Howard Thurman (1899–1981) was an American theologian, author, and civil rights leader whose work influenced Martin Luther King Jr. and other prominent figures in the social justice movement. His spiritual teachings, rooted in nonviolence, continue to impact activists who seek equality.

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Howard Thurman Lost Lectures - Love or Perish

Howard Thurman Lost Lectures - Love or Perish

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The Inward Journey

Meditations that address the deepest needs and aspirations of the human spirit. Themes include: The Quest for Meaning, The Quest for Understanding, The Quest for Fulfillment, The Quest for Love, The Quest for Peace, The Quest for God, and Psalm 139.

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Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story

Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story explores the extraordinary life and legacy of one of the most important religious figures of the 20th century.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageWhatever may be the tensions and the stresses of a particular day, there is always lurking close at hand the trailing beauty of forgotten joy or unremembered peace.

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Meditations of the Heart

Meditations of the Heart is a beautiful collection of meditations and prayers by one of our greatest spiritual leaders. Howard Thurman, the great spiritualist and mystic, was renowned for the quiet beauty of his reflections on humanity and our relationship with God.

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Jesus and the Disinherited

In this classic theological treatise, the acclaimed theologian and religious leader Howard Thurman (1900-1981) demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for the poor and disenfranchised.

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A Strange Freedom: The Best of Howard Thurman on Religious Experience and Public Life

A spiritual advisor to Martin Luther King, Jr.; the first black dean at a white university; cofounder of the first interracially pastored, intercultural church in the United States, Howard Thurman offered a transcendent vision of our world.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageDon’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

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Landrum Interviews Howard Thurman

Landrum Bolling interviews Howard Thurman.

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Howard Thurman - "What Do You Want, Really"

The great philosopher and mystic Howard Thurman poses the eternal and important question, what do you want, really?

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