Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD REFERENCE ( (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single entry from a reference work in OR for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 15 January 2021

Social Justice, Anti-Poverty Work, and Religion 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion
Lara RuschLara Rusch, R. Khari BrownR. Khari Brown, Ronald E. BrownRonald E. Brown, Francine BannerFrancine Banner

On June 3, 1958, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. preached a sermon at the inaugural convention of the newly established United Presbyterian Church, United States, in which he asked religious leaders to envision a letter from the Apostle Paul. This envisioned letter encouraged attendees to stand with the nation’s denizens: the poor and segregated Blacks (... ...

Access to the complete content on Oxford Reference requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.