Tag: Robert Franklin

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    Correspondent Kim Lawton talks again with minister, educator, author, and Morehouse College president Robert Franklin, who turns to theologian Howard Thurman to make sense of the events of 9/11. More

    September 2, 2011 | Comments

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    “American politics is broken today, and Dr. King’s message, his life, his values and virtues can offer us a strategy for healing what is broken.” More

    August 26, 2011 | Comments

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    The president of Morehouse College speaks about Martin Luther King Jr.’s religious maturation as well as the need for contemporary Americans to have “the moral will to act” in the face of persistent economic disparities between blacks and whites.
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    August 26, 2011 | Comments

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    Part five of a five-part series: Concluding RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY’s five-part series “Exploring Religious America,” Bob Abernethy speaks with experts John Green, Robert Franklin, and Peter Steinfels about the findings of the survey. Topics include scandal in the Catholic church, spirituality versus tradition, America’s increasing religious diversity, and whether true interfaith understanding is possible. More

    May 24, 2002 | Comments

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    Read excerpts from Kim Lawton’s interview with Robert Franklin on American Protestantism and culture. More

    May 3, 2002 | Comments

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    Howard Thurman had a profound spiritual impact on civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr. Yet for much of the last half century, Thurman’s contributions have often been overlooked. Now, more than 20 years after his death in 1981, Howard Thurman is finding a new audience. More

    January 18, 2002 | Comments