The Political Theology of Martin Luther King Jr

This event consists of panels conducted through the day. Topics considered include MLK’s theological training and perspective, his role in and criticisms of American civil religion, and his views on foreign affairs.

Speakers: Rev. Rivers, Gary Dorrien, Josh Mitchell, Vincent Lloyd, James Patterson, Jacqueline Rivers, Marcia Pally, and David Daniels.

This event is co-sponsored by the Loeb Institute for Religious Freedom and the Institute on Religion and Democracy.


 Martin Luther King Jr. Political Theolog

Martin Luther King as Theologian


Martin Luther King and Civil Religion

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Martin Luther King Jr. Political Theology