Martin Luther King and the Prophetic Tradition


Situates Martin Luther King as a preacher in the black Christian tradition with a liberationist reading. Traces the movement from civil rights to opposition to economic injustice, war, and militarism. Analyzes what the prophetic voices of today have to say about issues of poverty, racism, environmental destruction, militarism, homophobia, drones, sexism.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • R
  • CZ
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • AAAS 249
  • AMES 317
  • PUBPOL 253
  • RIGHTS 249
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring