The Measure of a Man
Eloquent and passionate, reasoned and sensitive, this pair of meditations by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., contains the theological roots of his political and social philosophy of nonviolent activism. Basic to Dr. King's philosophy is the belief that meditation and action are inseparable elements of life. We are each, he says, ''God's marvelous creation, crowned with glory and honor, '' And he challenges each of us to meditate upon and to accept the dimensions of a complete life -- the depth, breadth, and height of a life clearly and honestly examined and lived, a life that is the measure of a human being.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - deusvitae - LibraryThing
A collection of the written manuscripts of two of MLK's sermons/exhortations on the measure and nature of a man. In the first King explores what makes humanity human. It is profoundly shaped by ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MartinBodek - LibraryThing
I just can't enough of the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. These two meditations read like eloquent dvar torahs. Mind-prying stuff. His moral clarity is profound. Now that I've gotten a taste of many of his speeches and small books, it's on to the big ones for full absorption. Read full review
What Is Man?
The Dimensions of a Complete Life