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Martin Luther King

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

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Abraham Joshua Heschel

Abraham Joshua Heschel  

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Religious philosopher (1907–72). Heschel was descended on both his father's and mother's side from a long line of Hasidic Zaddikim. Heschel himself seemed destined to occupy the role of a Hasidic ...
African American Religion.

African American Religion.  

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The religious beliefs of so large and diverse a population cannot be unified into a single, artificial scheme. The African dispersion has now mingled with many other sources, and black ...
Billy Graham

Billy Graham  

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1918– )US evangelist who has conducted large religious meetings throughout the world. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1983 and the Congressional Gold Medal in 1996.Born into a ...
Book of Armagh

Book of Armagh  

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A 9th-cent. vellum codex now in Trinity College, Dublin. It contains a collection of documents relating to St Patrick, a complete non-Vulgate Latin NT, and a copy of the Life of St Martin of Tours by ...
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 ...
peace

peace  

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Pēsn.1 freedom from or the cessation of war or violence: the Straits were to be open to warships in time of peace.2 a treaty agreeing to the ...

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