What might not be as familiar to some is the story of MLK’s namesake, the German Martin Luther, also a priest and the father of the Protestant Reformation.
Separated by nearly 450 years, both men advocated for freedom, helping to abolish archaic ways of thinking and acting through non-violent empowerment. For the first time in history, because of Martin Luther’s translation of the Bible, the common German citizen could read this sacred book in their own language, without having to go through a priest or be educated in Latin and Greek to learn about God. Luther’s work also influenced the eventual translation into English of the King James version of the Bible.
Dr. King’s last public speech before his assassination is the famous, “I’ve Continue reading