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Martin Luther King Jr. and the image of God

Author: Richard W Wills
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Richard Wills focuses on one particular aspect of King's theology - 'Imago Dei' - the idea that human beings are made in God's image. For King, this meant that human beings have not only the right but also the power to reshape society and to build a 'Beloved Community' on earth. Wills relates this theory to King's civil rights beliefs.
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Wills, Richard W., 1956-
Martin Luther King Jr. and the image of God.
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2009
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard W Wills
ISBN: 9780199728251 0199728259
OCLC Number: 463185363
Notes: Fuller Libraries notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-228) and index.
Richard Wills focuses on one particular aspect of King's theology - 'Imago Dei' - the idea that human beings are made in God's image. For King, this meant that human beings have not only the right but also the power to reshape society and to build a 'Beloved Community' on earth. Wills relates this theory to King's civil rights beliefs.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 242 pages)
Contents: Historical explication --
The historical context --
The host of witnesses --
Theological meditation --
King as critical thinker --
King among theologians --
King's theological implications --
Practical application --
Beloved community --
Beloved community and beyond.
Responsibility: Richard Wayne Wills, Sr.
Local System Bib Number:
ocn463185363

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Richard Wills focuses on one particular aspect of King's theology - 'Imago Dei' - the idea that human beings are made in God's image. For King, this meant that human beings have not only the right but also the power to reshape society and to build a 'Beloved Community' on earth. Wills relates this theory to King's civil rights beliefs.
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It turns out that there is indeed more to say about the theology of our nation's greatest civil rights leader. Wills makes exceptionally good use of the King archives, leaving no stone unturned in Read more...

 
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