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The Measure of a Man (paperback)
by Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Publication Date: Oct 19, 2001
    List Price: $11.99
    Format: Paperback, 56 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    ISBN13: 9780800634490
    Imprint: Fortress Press
    Publisher: 1517 Media
    Parent Company: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

    Paperback Description:

    Two brief yet powerful meditations from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. defining humanity’s worth and completion relate to strides toward social justice.

    Eloquent and passionate, reasoned and sensitive, this pair of meditations by the revered civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. contains the theological roots of his political and social philosophy of nonviolent activism.

    In supporting reconciliation, Dr. King outlines human worth based on Scripture, encouraging the reader to know each person has worth, rational ability, and an invitation to fellowship with the Creator. In addition, Dr. King explains the three dimensions of life: length, breadth, and height; they must all be present and working harmoniously in order for life to be complete as an individual and as a community. Black and white photos from Dr. King’s life along with simple prayers from the reverend round out this short but poignant offering.