Behind the Public Veil: The Humanness of Martin Luther King Jr.

Behind the Public Veil: The Humanness of Martin Luther King Jr.

by Lewis V. Baldwin

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ISBN-13: 9781506405612
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 05/01/2016
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Frye Gaillard ix

Preface xv

Acknowledgments xvii

Introduction 1

1 "A Regular Fella": The Boy Named M. L. King, Jr. 17

2 "The Measure of a Man": Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.? 61

3 "Let Us Break Bread Together": Martin Luther King, Jr., Southern Cooking, and the Socio-Cultural Significance of Food and Eating 117

4 "Let Our Rejoicing Rise": Music as a Central, Living Element in the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. 157

5 "His Child's Heart": Martin Luther King, Jr.'s World of Play and Sports 223

6 "To Joy and Mirth": Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Gift of Folk Wit, Humor, and Laughter 259

7 "A Good Man, But Not a God" 321

Bibliography 325

Sermons of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 345

Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 347

Index of Names 349

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