By Martin Luther King Jr,Coretta Scott King,The Rev. Dr. Raphael G.Warnock
As Dr. King ready for the Birmingham crusade in early 1963, he drafted the ultimate sermons for Strength to Love, a quantity of his best-known homilies. King had started engaged on the sermons in the course of a fortnight in penitentiary in July 1962. Having been arrested for containing a prayer vigil outdoor Albany urban corridor, King and Ralph Abernathy shared a prison cellphone for fifteen days that used to be, in keeping with King, ‘‘dirty, filthy, and ill-equipped’’ and “the worse i've got ever seen.” whereas at the back of bars, he spent uninterrupted time getting ready the drafts for traditional sermons similar to “Loving Your Enemies,” “Love in Action,” and “Shattered Dreams,” and persevered to paintings at the quantity after his unencumber.
A present of Love comprises those vintage sermons, in addition to new preachings. jointly they current King’s fusion of Christian teachings and social awareness, and advertise his prescient imaginative and prescient of affection as a social and political strength for change.
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A Gift of Love: Sermons from Strength to Love and Other Preachings (King Legacy) by Martin Luther King Jr,Coretta Scott King,The Rev. Dr. Raphael G.Warnock