Unformatted text preview: He re-uses labels such as “rabble rousers” and “outside agitators” defending himself and others in his movement as being civil and nonviolent. His use of famous figures in American and Religious history such as Martin Luther, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln is a very strong analogous set up. In reality, all King is doing is restating what should already be as said by the same people who made our country and the modern church. I like how he talks about people who claim to be men of God by also hinder God’s word and message by excluding certain peoples. He comes to the conclusion that since the church is run by such men then the church too is weak and ineffectual. He closes the letter by telling people to keep hope and stay strong and to think about the future....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENG 150 taught by Professor Mcmahon during the Spring '07 term at Creighton.
- Spring '07