Martin & Malcolm & America: a dream or a nightmare

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Orbis Books, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 358 pages
A landmark book examining the relationship between the thought and the lives of two great men and their challenge to us all. King saw America as "essentially a dream", Malcolm saw the same America as a "realized nightmare". Yet Cone reveals two men whose missions were complementary and moving towards convergence.

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I was very disappointed by this book. As this is considered a classic, I expected a better argument from Cone. However, I cannot in any agree with his thesis that these two leaders generally came ... Read full review


A Dream or a Nightmare?
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James H. Cone, author of Black Theology and Black Power and Martin and Malcolm and America, among several other books, is the Charles A. Briggs Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary. He lives in New York City.