Augsburg Fortress

The Measure of a Man

The Measure of a ManThe Measure of a Man

Why nonviolence matters

Eloquent and passionate, reasoned and sensitive, this pair of meditations by the revered civil-rights leader contains the theological roots of his political and social philosophy of nonviolent activism.

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  • Format Paperback
  • ISBN 9780800634490
  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Pages 56
  • Dimensions 4.25 x 7
  • Publication Date Oct 19, 2001

Table of Contents


What Is Man?

"The question 'What is man?' is one of the most important questions confronting any generation. The whole political, social, and economic structure of a society is largely determined by its answer to this pressing question. ..."


The Dimensions of a Complete Life

"Many, many centuries ago, out on a lonely, obscure island called Patmos, a man by the name of John caught a vision of the new Jerusalem descending out of heaven from God. One of the greatest glories of this new city of God that John saw was its completeness. ..."


Parting

"We've got some difficult days ahead. But it really doesn't matter with me now. Because I've been to the mountaintop. I won't mind. Like anybody, I would like to live a long life. Longevity has its place. But I'm not concerned about that now. I just want to do God's will. ..."
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