Martin Luther King's biblical epic : his final, great speech / Keith D. Miller

Author(s): Miller, Keith D
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Subjects: I've been to the mountaintop
Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968
King, Martin Luther, I've been to the mountaintop
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Oratory
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968. I've been to the mountaintop
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Knowledge--Bible
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2012
Series: Race, rhetoric, and media series
Race, rhetoric, and media series
LC Classification: E
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments xi
Introduction And Then I Got into Memphis 3
ch. 1 . I Left Atlanta: King's Religious Rhetoric 27
ch. 2 . A Certain Man Fell among Thieves: King and the Parable of the Good Samaritan 51
ch. 3 . I'm Delighted to See Each of You Here Tonight: Pentecostalism and Mason Temple 62
ch. 4 . Across the Red Sea: The Exodus Continues 71
ch. 5 . Fire on the Streets and in the Bones: King Revives Hebrew Prophecy 89
ch. 6 . If I Do Not Stop, What Will Happen to Them? King's Rhetoric of the Body 112
ch. 7 . Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: Julia Ward Howe, the Bible, and Memphis 129
ch. 8 . If I Had Merely Sneezed, I Would Have Died: King's Biblical Interpretation 158
Appendix A . Text of "I've Been to the Mountaintop" 175
Appendix B . The Parable of the Good Samaritan, as Told in Luke 10:25-37 183
Appendix C . The Murray/Buttrick Intertext 184
Appendix D . The Luccock/Buttrick Intertext 185
Appendix E . The Buttrick/King Intertext 188
Appendix F . The Murray/Buttrick/King Intertext 191
Appendix G . The Luccock/Buttrick/King Intertext 193
Appendix H . Liberal Protestant Commonplaces in "I've Been to the Mountaintop" 195
Appendix I . Parallels for Segments of "I've Been to the Mountaintop" 201
Notes 203
Bibliography 223
Index 237
Notes: LCCN: 2011011331
ISBN: 9781617031083 (cloth : alk. paper)
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Contents: Introduction. And then I got into Memphis -- I left Atlanta: King's religious rhetoric -- A certain man fell among thieves: King and the parable of the good Samaritan -- I'm delighted to see each of you here tonight: pentecostalism and Mason Temple -- Across the Red Sea: the exodus continues -- Fire on the streets and in the bones: King revives Hebrew prophecy -- If I do not stop, what will happen to them? King's rhetoric of the body -- Mine eyes have seen the glory: Julia Ward Howe, the bible, and Memphis -- If I had merely sneezed, I would have died: King's biblical interpretation -- App. A. Text of "I've Been to the Mountaintop" -- App. B. The parable of the good Samaritan, as told in Luke 10:25-37 -- App. C. The Murray/Buttrick intertext -- App. D. The Luccock/Buttrick intertext -- App. E. The Buttrick/King intertext -- App. F. The Murray/Buttrick/King intertext -- App. G. The Luccock/Buttrick/King intertext -- App. H. Liberal Protestant commonplaces in "I've been to the mountaintop" -- App. I. Parallels for segments of "I've been to the mountaintop"
Includes bibliographical references (p.223-235) and index
Physical Description: xiii, 245 p. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 708762485
ISBN/ISSN: 9781617031083

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