* A collection of eleven fiery and inspirational sermons by Dr. Martin Luther King - words that shaped history and remain his most enduring legacy
Before I was a civil rights leader, I was a preacher of the gospel. This was my first calling and it still remains my greatest commitment.'
Before Martin Luther King Jr. shared his dream with the nation and the world, he was preaching it from the pulpit of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church. Known throughout the world as a leader and a visionary in the civil rights movement, Reverend King Jr. was first and foremost a preacher.
With fiery words of hope, wisdom, and a passion for justice that resonate as much today as they did years ago, Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., stirred the deepest convictions of listeners everywhere, inspiring them to extraordinary acts of courage and perseverance that ignited one of the most influential moments of the twentieth century.
A KNOCK AT MIDNIGHT is the definitive collection of eleven of Dr. King's most powerful and spiritual sermons. These sermons are each introduced by a distinguished member of today's spiritual community, including Reverend Billy Graham and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
It is almost as if he were preaching this sermon for us today, for it is as apt today as it ever was nearly thirty years ago. Spiritual truth...is always relevant - Archbishop Desmond Tutu
The vision, the dream of Dr. King was for eternity...We honour Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., by responding to the words of this preacher: avoiding the foolish, lifting our eyes, as he challenges us to do - Reverend Billy Graham