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Martin Luther King, Jr. & the Social Gospel - lecture by Clayborne Carson

Clayborne Carson is Centennial Professor of History and Ronnie Lott Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Education and Research Institute at Stanford. Selected in 1985 by Mrs. Coretta Scott King to edit and publish the papers of her late husband, Prof. Carson has directed the King Papers Project in producing seven volumes of a definitive, comprehensive edition of King's speeches, sermons, correspondence, publications, and unpublished writings. Dr. Carson has also edited numerous other books based on King's papers. His publications include In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s (1981); Malcolm X: The FBI File (1991); African American Lives: The Struggle for Freedom (2005, co-author); and a memoir, Martin's Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. (2013). The MLK Institute website has a short article on King and the social gospel.

Details

When:

Tuesday, January 12, 2016. 07:30 PM

Where:

260-113 (Pigott Hall)

Sponsor:

Department of Religious Studies

Contact:

723-3322
lionda@stanford.edu

Admission:

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC