Martin Luther King and the Prophetic Tradition

AMES317

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. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

RELIGION234
AAAS249
PUBPOL253

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, CZ, EI, R, SS