January 17, 2022

National Review publishes article by Professor Mark Rienzi, which reminds us to remember the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

National Review
Date: 1/17/2022
by: Mark Rienzi

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Reverend King once explained that in “the quiet recesses” of his heart, he is “fundamentally a clergyman, a Baptist preacher.” And it was as a clergyman that he wrote his famous Letter from a Birmingham Jail to answer critics of his nonviolent demonstrations against segregation. Although King of course lived in intensely divisive times, he opened the letter by explaining that he believed his critics were “men of genuine good will” whose “criticisms are sincerely set forth” and thus would be answered in what King hoped would be “patient and reasonable terms.”

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