Bibliography (Masterplots II: Christian Literature)
Sources for Further Study
Ansbro, John J. Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Making of a Mind. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1982. Analyzes King’s thought, particularly his strategy of nonviolence, with special reference to the formative philosophical and religious influences on his outlook.
Baldwin, Lewis V., with Rufus Burrow, Jr., Barbara A. Holmes, and Susan Holmes Winfield. The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Boundaries of Law, Politics, and Religion. Foreword by Clayborne Carson. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2002. Discusses King’s relationship to Christianity and politics, the development of his ethics, his objective moral order and moral law, and how all this expanded to a global stage. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Deats, Richard. Martin Luther King, Jr., Spirit-Led Prophet: A Biography. Foreword by Coretta Scott King. Hyde Park, N.Y.: New City Press, 2003. This biography examines King’s life, emphasizing his faith, religious beliefs, and spirituality. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Lincoln, C. Eric, ed. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Profile. New York: Hill & Wang, 1984. Useful insights into King’s life and thought are brought together by a leading interpreter of black religious experience in the United...
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