Letters from birmingham (phi101: ethics in contemporary society)


Martin Luther King, Jr. was abundant things, a polite hues activist, nonviolent deprecateor, organizer, schoolmaster, son, wife, senior, and a ebon man. Abundant lose that he was primitive, a Christian Southern Baptist supply and elder. His godly credulity cognizant his divine actions. After lection selections from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s, Letters from the Birmingham Jail, ponder the role of Christian ethics in King’s actions during the uncivilized seasons in the South in the 1960s. Consider the ensueing:

 

  1. King was in Birmingham to address the consequence of inadequateness by organizing a deprecate. Define the inadequateness and the deprecate and clear-up how Judeo-Christian ethics were applied to grant for polite insubordination. How was the inadequateness in Birmingham tied to all communities in the South?
  2. King lists lewd steps to nonviolent campaigns. Name them. How did these progeny from King’s Christian divine principles?
  3. What was MLK's view of the old dictum, "an eye for an eye"? How did MLK reverence the expectation that reasonableness meant "evening the score?
  4. How do King’s divine principles succor him shelter opposite the score that his deprecates and law breaking were “untimely” because the collective residence in Birmingham at the season?
  5. Consider areas of battle in the cosmos-people today. Pick one and sift-canvass how King’s actions and his divine principles rule instruct the consequence.

 

Reference

 

King Jr., M. L. (1963). Letter from a Birmingham Jail.  Retrieved from EBSCOhost database Academic Search Elite. Letters from Birmingham Jail

 

Post a 600–750-word disquisition sift-canvassing all of the questions above. All written assignments and responses should ensue becoming citation rules for attributing sources. Please use Microsoft Word spelling/grammar checker.

 

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