The Word of the Lord Is Upon Me

The Righteous Performance of Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Jonathan Rieder

The Word of the Lord Is Upon Me

Hardcover, 394 pages, Harvard Univ Pr, List Price: $29.95 | purchase

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This work takes readers deep into Martin Luther King's backstage discussions with colleagues, his preaching to black congregations, his exhortations in mass meetings, and his crossover addresses to whites, in a study of King's speeches, sermons, stories, jokes, and other works.

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