The Theology of Martin Luther King

The Theology of Martin Luther King

The Rev. Martin Luther King is best known for his work on civil rights and for advocating non-violent resistance.  Few people, however, know about his religious convictions and what he preached from the pulpit.

Be Scofield a San Francisco based spiritual activist has done extensive research into King’s theology and has uncovered some surprising information about King’s beliefs beyond that of civil rights.

Be holds a B.A. in Psychology/Philosophy from Warren Wilson College, has done graduate coursework in Postcolonial Anthropology and is currently pursuing a Master’s of Divinity at Starr King School for the Ministry in the Unitarian Universalist tradition with an emphasis in women’s studies and counter oppression. His website God Bless the Whole World is a free online educational resource that provides tools for personal and social transformation. The site feature hundreds of videos, audio files, articles and courses on social justice, spiritual activism, counter oppression, environmentalism and self care among many others.

 

Resources

King’s God: The Unknown Faith of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – Article in Tikkun Magazine, by Be Scofield

God Bless the Whole WorldWebsite

The Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute

Email Be Scofield

 


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