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Billy Graham or Martin Luther King, Jr.?

posted on September 27, 2012

Tom Airey of Mennonite World Review investigates the roots and impacts of the Christian philosophies of Billy Graham and Martin Luther King, Jr. Whereas Graham “is the face of a mostly white suburban brand of Christianity,” King, who valued compassion and social justice above all else, had a much broader socio-political impact, argues Airey. Airey writes that the difference between these divergent viewpoints effects the well-being of the “poor” and “vulnerable,” as well as shapes “the lives of Christian communities (and individuals) in radically different ways.”

Read at Mennonite World Review