Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s The Beloved Community

I came across Dr. King’s concept of The Beloved Community in a book I’m reading.

And below are some resources to start learning more about the Beloved Community.

At the home page of We Are The Beloved Community you can read some quotes by Dr. King about The Beloved Community.

Here are some resources from  The King Center website:

About Mrs. King     About Dr. King     The King Philosophy

Books & Bibliography     Glossary Of Nonviolence

And finally review The Beloved Community: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Prescription for a Healthy Society to understand why Dr. King’s vision, The King Philosophy, is crucial for a just and peaceful world.


(1) We Are The Beloved Community – The dreamer, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our goal is to create a beloved community and
this will require a qualitative change in our souls
as well as a quantitative change in our lives.
~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Visit this site to read quotes from Dr. King about The Beloved Community.

(1) The King Center:

Make a Difference

As long as poverty, injustice & inequality persist, none of us can truly rest

The King Library and Archives in Atlanta is the largest repository of primary source materials on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the American Civil Rights Movement in the world. The collection consists of the papers of Dr. King and those of the organization he co-founded, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, as well as the records of 8 major civil rights organizations and of several individuals active in the Movement. The archives also include more than 200 oral history interviews with Dr. King’s teachers, friends, family and civil rights associates.

(1) The Beloved Community: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Prescription for a Healthy Society
01/19/2014 02:48 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017 from Huffington Post by Jeff Ritterman, MD, Vice President of the Board of Directors, San Francisco Bay Area chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility [Link is to the group’s Facebook page.

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