The classic work of Black Theology—still relevant and challenging after 50 years—with a new introduction by Cornel West First published in 1969, Black Theology and Black Power provided the first systematic presentation of Black Theology, while also introducing the voice of an African American...
Howard Thurman (1899-1981) was one of the finest thinkers and most influential preachers of his era. Yet Thurman's importance goes well beyond his influence on Martin Luther King, Jr. and others in the freedom struggle.
Howard Thurman, minister, philosopher, civil rights activist, has been called ‘one of the greatest spiritual resources of this nation.’ His encounters with Gandhi in India helped instill his commitment to nonviolence. This book features some of his writings.
With the publication of his two early works, Black Theology & Black Power (1969) and A Black Theology of Liberation (1970), James Cone emerged as one of the most creative and provocative theological voices in North America.
Two brief yet powerful meditations from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. defining humanity's worth and completion relate to strides toward social justice. Eloquent and passionate, reasoned and sensitive, this pair of meditations by the revered civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.