Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern by David Garrow

By David Garrow

Bearing the go: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian management convention is a 1986 e-book through David J. Garrow approximately Martin Luther King, Jr., the Southern Christian management convention, and the yank Civil Rights circulation. The booklet gained the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Biography.

Bearing the go used to be released by means of William Morrow and corporate, with a HarperCollins paperback in 2004.[1]

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King agreed to visit Montgomery and preach at Dexter before he returned to Boston. L. that Dexter had a reputation for being a "big-shots church" that was very tough on its pastors. Thomas Randall, the chairman of the deacons, had a well-deserved nickname: the "preacher killer. " King heard similar warnings when he met Vernon The Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1955-1956 49 Johns, but he received a warm welcome to Montgomery from the young pastor at First Baptist Church, Ralph D. Abernathy, whom he had met briefly once before.

L . 's first-choice seminary, Crozer Theological, King, Sr. , called his nineteen-year-old son a "very conscientious" young man with a "very pleasing personality" who "makes and holds friends easily, among youth and adults . L. also had the aptitude for further study. "He has always been a very steady child, quite scholarly. From childhood he always wanted to possess scholarship . L. 's Morehouse references spoke less glowingly. President Mays, in a letter recommend­ ing both King and another undergraduate, said they had "good minds" and were capable of "substantial B work" but were "not brilliant stu­ dents.

Though Coretta was impressed to hear Martin in his home church, she found the King family greeting cool. Back in Boston that fall Martin and Coretta continued to see each other regularly. At the university, King's most important course was a two-semester seminar on G . W. F. Hegel with Professor Brightman, who was struck down by a terminal illness early the first term. " That aside, King rejected Hegel's metaphysics and social philosophy , but was fascinated by his dialectical method of thesis, antithesis, and synthesis.

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