|The Origin Story of Martin Luther King Jr.|
How the civil-rights hero honed his preaching skills and prophetic vision at a Northern liberal seminary.
In this age of the blockbuster superhero movie, audiences have come to expect the hero’s origin story. Why does he wear that cape? Where did she learn to fight like that? Why do they hide behind those secret identities?
Many recent superhero movies shuffle through the origin narrative as quickly as possible. Every so often, though, films will invest the time necessary to transform their protagonists from one-dimensional archetypes into flesh-and-blood human beings.
Most biographies of Martin ...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
The Origin Story of Martin Luther King Jr.