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Martin Luther King

(1929—1968) American Baptist minister and civil rights leader

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Borden Parker Bowne

Borden Parker Bowne  

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(1847–1910)Borden ParkerBowne was born on 14 January 1847 near Leonardville, New Jersey. He was one of six children of upright parents raised in rural New Jersey, near what is ...
civil Disobedience

civil Disobedience  

The political tactic of disobeying a law deliberately, in order to bring about some change. The disobedience should ideally be public, non-violent, and committed by activists willing to face the ...
John Hillman Lavely

John Hillman Lavely  

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(1916–)John Hillman Lavely was born on 25 September 1916 in Des Moines, Iowa, and died on 6 October 2004 in Walpole, Massachusetts. He was the son of Horace Thomas ...
Lotan Harold DeWolf

Lotan Harold DeWolf  

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(1905–86)L. Harold DeWolf was born on 31 January 1905 in Columbus, Nebraska. DeWolf followed the path of his father, Rev. Dr. Lotan R. DeWolf, to become a pastor in ...
McClendon, James William, Jr.

McClendon, James William, Jr.  

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(1924–2000)Although McClendon made a career out of arguing that theology does not need philosophical foundations, he employed philosophical tools as well as theological tools. His use of philosophy ...
Michael Walzer

Michael Walzer  

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(1935– ).American political philosopher who has specialized in the study of democracy, justice, and ethical relativism. He is particularly interested in the processes through which each community ...
Sylvester Paul Schilling

Sylvester Paul Schilling  

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(1904–94)Sylvester Paul Schilling was born on 7 February 1904 in Cumberland, Maryland, the son of Ida C. Weber Schilling and Sylvester Schilling. He earned the BS from St. John’s ...
Walter George Muelder

Walter George Muelder  

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(1907–2004)Walter George Muelder was born on 1 March 1907 in Boody, Illinois, the son of Epke Hermann Muelder and Minne Horlitz Muelder. He grew up in a German Methodist ...
Walter Rauschenbusch

Walter Rauschenbusch  

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(1861–1918),Baptist minister of New York and professor of church history at Rochester Theological Seminary (1897–1918), was a leader of the Christian Socialist movement. His books include ...

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