On April 26-27, we will welcome guests to Upper House to celebrate the legacy and renew the vision of Dr. Howard Thurman, one of the great theologians and preachers of the Twentieth Century. In his role as a teacher, mentor, and public intellectual, Thurman’s vision of social justice was rooted in Jesus’s teaching of community, reconciliation, and love. Howard Thurman was a pillar in guiding the Civil Rights Movement and played a role in the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a relationship Upper House executive director, John Terrill, explores in a recent column for Religion News Service. Click here to read the full article online.
How MLK was influenced by a black preacher you may have never heard of