Archives for Jan 20, 2014 @ 10:02

Death Penalty: Shifting Times

From Jon Merritt: (RNS) One day after the state of Ohio executed a man for murder (Jan. 16), a new poll shows younger Christians are not as supportive of the death penalty as older members of their faith. When asked if they agreed that “the government should have the option to execute the worst criminals,” [Read More…]

King’s Methods

RJS made me aware of the letter drafted by the Montgomery Improvement Association to instruct folks on how to participate in the bus boycott and here is the letter, a letter revealing the methods of ML King Jr, who led the entire protest: [Read more…]

King’s Letter

On this day, this blog is dedicated to the memory and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King. Jr. Letter From Birmingham Jail April 16, 1963 MY DEAR FELLOW CLERGYMEN: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities “unwise and untimely.” Seldom do [Read More…]