The Common Good

Beyond The Dreamer

Source: truthdig.com
Date: January 15, 2014

This article was originally published in the January edition of Sojourners and is reprinted here by permission of the author.

In the last year of his life, Martin Luther King Jr. struggled with what are best understood as existential challenges as he began to move toward an ever-more-profound and radical understanding of what would be required to deal with the nation’s domestic and international problems.

The direction he was exploring, I believe, is far more relevant to the realities we now face than many have realized—or have wanted to realize.