The Great World House: Martin Luther King, JR. and Global Ethics

The Great World House: Martin Luther King, JR. and Global Ethics

by Hak Joon Lee

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Overview

The Great World House, Lee's second study on Martin Luther King, Jr., explores the possibilities of King's ethics, based on his "great world house" concept, as a resource for constructive global ethics. It continues a conversation initiated in Lee's previous book We Will Get to the Promised Land: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Communal-Political Spirituality, taking the theme of communal-political dynamics to a global context. Seminarians, scholars, professors, and those interested in research on Martin Luther King, Jr. will benefit from this valuable analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780829818215
Publisher: Pilgrim Press, The/United Church Press
Publication date: 12/28/2011
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Lewis V. Baldwin vii

Preface xi

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Cosmopolitanism 25

Chapter 2 Communal-Political Ethics I: Vision and Norms 47

Chapter 3 Communal-Political Ethics II: Virtues and Practice 67

Chapter 4 Martin Luther King, Jr., and Glocality 88

Chapter 5 Constructive Kingian Global Ethics 108

Chapter 6 Kingian Global Ethics and World Religions 129

Chapter 7 Kingian Global Ethics and Neoliberal Capitalism 150

Chapter 8 Kingian Global Ethics and the United States 174

Conclusion March toward the Great World House 196

Notes 201

Selected Bibliography 223

Index 231

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