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Towards a Peaceful Resolution of Conflicts in Nigeria: With Particular Reference to Some Aspects of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s and Catholic Social Teachings on Nonviolence epub

by Casmir Maduakor


Towards a Peaceful Resolution of Conflicts in Nigeria: With Particular Reference to Some Aspects of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s and Catholic Social Teachings on Nonviolence epub

ISBN: 0820447056

ISBN13: 978-0820447056

Author: Casmir Maduakor

Category: Other

Subcategory: Social Sciences

Language: English

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing (January 1, 1999)

Pages: 218 pages

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Martin Luther King, Jr. was a social activist and Baptist minister who played a key role in the American civil rights . The final section of Martin Luther King, J. s eloquent and iconic I Have a Dream speech is believed to have been largely improvised.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was a social activist and Baptist minister who played a key role in the American civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968. King sought equality and human rights for African Americans, the economically disadvantaged and all victims of injustice through peaceful protest. A gifted student, King attended segregated public schools and at the age of 15 was admitted to Morehouse College, the alma mater of both his father and maternal grandfather, where he studied medicine and law.

Martin Luther King Jr. is a well known and an inspiring man to all cultures . is a well known and an inspiring man to all cultures of the world. King was and still is one of the most influential heroes. King 's views and believes helped African Americans through the 50 's and 60 's to the rights and liberties that was their right. be slaves, African-Americans saw a road trip to equality through the eyes of Martin Luther King, Jr. Even after being emancipated from slaves to citizens, African-Americans were not ready to wage the battle against segregation alone. Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister and social activist, who led the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the mid-1950s until his death by assassination in 1968. removes his shoes before entering Mahatma Gandhi's shrine in New Delhi, India during his 1959 visit. And he left even more convinced of the power of nonviolent civil disobedience to affect social change

Martin Luther King Jr. He saw the legacy of Gandhi's leadership in India. To better understand Gandhian principles, King took a one-month trip to India at the beginning of 1959. And he left even more convinced of the power of nonviolent civil disobedience to affect social change. It was a marvelous thing to see the amazing results of a nonviolent campaign, King wrote in Ebony after his trip. The aftermath of hatred and bitterness that usually follows a violent campaign was found nowhere in India.

One of the most visible advocates of nonviolence and direct action as methods of social change .

One of the most visible advocates of nonviolence and direct action as methods of social change, Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta on 15 January 1929. As the grandson of the Rev. . Williams, pastor of Ebenezer Baptist church and a founder of Atlanta's NAACP chapter, and the son of Martin Luther King, S. who succeeded Williams as Ebenezer's pastor, King's roots were in the African-American Baptist church.

A Call to Conscience book . You will see a man fully committed to nonviolence, aware of both its power and its difficulty. I was enraptured over and over again as I listened. To be sure, this is not a biography. This is a fantastic compilation of some of King’s greatest speeches, from Montgomery to the Lincoln Memorial to Memphis! It also includes interesting forwards by some that knew him. His words not only teach us the history of that time (1955-1968), but how we can and still need to stand up for freedom and justice today.

Speech of King Martin Luther is analysed by applying Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA). It Analyses whether lexical.

Van Dijk (1991, 1993), media and politics are closely related as media propagates the thought and ideologies of elite. It. focuses on the use of linguistic features in discourse and how power and hegemony influence the social relations. Speech of King Martin Luther is analysed by applying Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA). was a prominent African-American clergyman, a civil rights . was a prominent African-American clergyman, a civil rights leader, and a Nobel laureate. King himself observed, "In the quiet recesses of my heart, I am fundamentally a clergyman, a Baptist preacher. YouTube Encyclopedic. King asserts: Christ is more concerned about our attitude towards racial prejudice and war than he is about our long processionals. He is more concerned with how we treat our neighbors than how loud we sing his praises. John E. Nance, a Morehouse classmate of Martin Luther King, S. introduced King, who captivated the intensely integrated inter-racial audience of eight thousand people at Kiel Auditorium.

Martin Luther King J. s papers were donated by his wife Coretta Scott King to Stanford University's King Papers Project.

Martin Luther King, J. Ralph Abernathy, their wives, & the Abernathy children leading a march from Selma to. Ralph Abernathy, their wives, & the Abernathy children leading a march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965. One policy of great importance concerns the use of violence. American reform movements have often used violence, almost always (perhaps always) unsuccessfully.

"When I speak of love I am not speaking of some sentimental and weak response. I am speaking of that force which all great religions have seen as the supreme unifying principle of life. Love is somehow the key that unlocks the door which leads to ultimate reality. This Hindu-Moslem-Christian-Jewish-Buddhist belief about the ultimate reality is beautifully summed up in the first epistle of Saint John: 'Let us love one another; for love is God and every one that loveth is born of God and knoweth God.'" (M. L. King, Jr.). Join "African" to "Hindu-Moslem-Christian-Jewish-Buddhist" then, this statement summarizes the major content of the work.

This investigation does not claim to cover or solve all the problems in Nigeria. It rather examines the central principles of peaceful resolution of conflicts, investigates King's background and intellectual development culminating on his concepts of nonviolent resistance. Further, the modus vivendi of the early Christians and Igbo concepts of 'Ala' (Earth) and 'Oji' (Kola nut) in the light of Catholic Social Teachings are closely investigated. The result indicates that their application can usher in political and religious peace in Nigeria.