Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Up next: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Parables

The Class of '65

My Introduction to Religion class is reading the collection of sermons and speeches by Dr. King in the book, I have a Dream. In that light, I think I will begin a few posts about Dr. King's use of the parables in his sermons and speeches. 

On a related topic: This week Oxford College's Chaplain, Lyn Pace, brought to campus Jim Auchmutey, the author of The Class of '65, and Greg Wittkamper, the main subject of the book. Greg lived at Koinonia Farm during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and his story of civil rights, persecution, and ultimate reconciliation with some of those who persecuted him is a powerful one. I recommend the book, and you can read about their visit to Oxford College here.

You can read about Koinonia Farm here.

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