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American Prophet: The Inner Life and Global Vision of Martin Luther King, Jr.

In American Prophet, Professor Clayborne Carson offers a new window into the meaning of Martin Luther King Jr’s work through an investigation of the life behind the events.  Drawing on the resources of the King Institute, Professor Carson presents learners with King’s personal development as captured in key documents by and about King, from his birth certificate through key speeches, letters, and interviews of the Civil Rights struggle.  American Prophet is uniquely designed to initiate learners into the art of historical research, focusing key attention on primary documents and practicing evidence-centered discussion.