King Came Preaching: The Pulpit Power of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

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InterVarsity Press, 2001 - Religion - 223 pages
This book is not a presentation of King's speeches, but it is a well developed analysis of Dr. King, the preacher. It traces how King was influenced by and in turn had an influence over black preaching in America. Includes the text to four never-before-heard sermons.
 

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This hagiographic biography was initiated as a PhD disertation by it's author. There are factual errors and the editor did not earn his wages as the grammatical and spelling errors are piled on. The ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword by Dr Gardner C Taylor
9
King as Black Preacher the Liberating Word
45
Reflected in the Person
76
The Themes of Kings Sermons
114
Language in Kingly Style
140
Sermon Design Preparation Delivery
153
King Speaks at Oakwood College
170
The Prodigal Son
191
Kings Use of Sources
204
Index
221
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Warren is professor of preaching in the department of religion at Oakwood College where he has also served as chair of the department and vice president for academic affairs.

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