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Author Ansbro, John J.

Title Martin Luther King, Jr : nonviolent strategies and tactics for social change / John J. Ansbro ; new introduction by the author.

Publication Info. Lanham, Md. : Madison Books ; [United States] : Distributed by National Book Network, 2000.

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Edition 1st Madison books ed.
Description 1 online resource (xxxix, 352 pages)
Note Originally published: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, ©1982. With new introd. by the author.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-335) and index.
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Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction to the Madison Books Edition; Chapter 1: The Redemptive Power of Agape; The Early Struggle with Nietzsche's Revaluation; The Restoration of Faith in Love through Satyagraha; Love as Power to Achieve Justice; Eros, Philia, and Agape; Nygren's View of Love as Self-Sacrifice; Davis's Conception of the Necessity of Agape; De Wolf's Comprehensive Conception of Agape; Ramsey's Description of Christian Love; Thurman's Perception of the Range of Christian Love; The Three Dimensions of a Complete Life.
The Vision of Humanity as a UnityChapter 2: The Dimensions of Divine Providence; De Wolf's Conception of the God Who Sustains His Creatures; King's Critique of Tillich and Wieman; Davis's Conception of the God in Control of History; Chapter 3: The Sacredness of Human Personality; The Appeal to Kant; Brightman's Moral Laws; Toward a Realistic View of Human Nature; The Division within Man; The Affirmation of the Individual in Existentialism; Racism-The Denial of Human Personality; Chapter 4: The Moral Obligation to Resist Collective Evil; Thoreau's Noncooperation with an Evil System.
Socrates' Defense of Civil DisobedienceSt. Augustine's Limitations on Civil Disobedience; St. Thomas's Defense of Civil Disobedience; Dialectical Opposition for Total Truth and Freedom; Gandhi's ""Experiments with Truth""; Gregg's Conception of the Power of Nonviolence; Niebuhr's Demand for Resistance to Collective Evil; The Aggressive Nature of Collective Evil; Chapter 5: The Social Mission of the Christian Church; The Requirements of the Theology of the Social Gospel; The Challenge and Limitations of Communism; The Beloved Community: The Ultimate Norm and Goal.
Chapter 6: King's Critiques of Other Responses to Collective EvilBooker T. Washington's ""Passive Acceptance""; DuBois's Reliance on the Talented Tenth; Garvey's ""Back to Africa"" Movement; The Black Power Movement; The Black Muslim Gospel of Separatism; Other Immoral Responses to Collective Evil; Chapter 7: King's Rejection of Violent Resistance; The Immorality and Impracticality of Violence; The Necessity of Exposing the Violence of Racism; The Immoral War in Vietnam; Notes; Index.
Summary Examines his contribution as a philosopher and theologian to issues of racial and social justice and his drive to eradicate oppression through the doctrine of nonviolence.
Subject King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Philosophy.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968. (OCoLC)fst00040023
King, Martin Luther, (1929-1968)
King, Martin Luther.
Nonviolence -- United States.
Civil disobedience -- United States.
King, Martin Luther -- Philosophy.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
Civil disobedience. (OCoLC)fst00862481
Nonviolence. (OCoLC)fst01039027
Philosophy. (OCoLC)fst01060777
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Désobéissance civile -- États-Unis.
Non-violence -- États-Unis.
Racisme -- Etats-Unis -- 20e siècle.
Etats-Unis -- Relations interethniques.
Gewaltloser Widerstand.
Other Form: Print version: Ansbro, John J. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1st Madison Books ed. Lanham, Md. : Madison Books ; [United States] : Distributed by National Book Network, 2000 (DLC) 00064491 (OCoLC)45024561
ISBN 9781461662815 (electronic bk.)
1461662818 (electronic bk.)
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