The Spirituality of Howard Thurman

Check out the following video... it features a friend of mine (Lerita Coleman Brown) and author Kirk Byron Jones discussing the spirituality of the great American mystic Howard Thurman, his influence on Martin Luther King, Jr., and how a balanced spirituality of contemplation and action was so inspirational for the American Civil Rights movement. Well worth watching.SDI Learns from Dr. Lerita Coleman Brown, PhD and the Rev. Kirk Byron Jones, PhD … [Read more...]

Howard Thurman (More to Come)…

In some ways, blogging keeps me humble. And here is one of those ways.Last night I received the following message from a woman named Liza, one of this blog's readers: I will assume that it was a gross oversight not to include Howard Thurman on the list of mystics during the 20th century. Gross oversight indeed!I've fixed the "oversight" to which Liza refers, on this blog's Christian Mysticism page. That was easy enough. But harder to fix is the fact that I didn't include Thurman in the Big … [Read more...]