(RNS) — King is said to have carried in his travels the 1949 book 'Jesus and the Disinherited,' Thurman’s explanation of his theology to uplift the oppressed.
(RNS) — In our current political morass, we need to constantly remind ourselves that Christians, and their politics, should bring relief and flourishing to those whom the world counts as the least.
(RNS) — In the current social climate some Christians have called for new movements to fight the marginalization of minorities and the poor as an expression of discipleship. But others see calls for social justice as a distraction from the gospel.
(RNS) — Throughout his life, Howard Thurman wrestled with the question of how the 'religion of Jesus' applied to those 'whose backs are against the wall.'