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Clergy Corner: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and faith
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Clergy Corner: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and faith

Pixabay.comMartin Luther King Jr. ■ Jason Lee Layton / Contributed Martin Luther King Jr. had support from, marched with, and defended the rights of people from all different faiths. This is due to his willingness to reach out to them, to offer them his support, and to ask for their support in return. This can be seen with his over four-year correspondence with Israeli officials to schedule a visit for Dr. King to lead a pilgrimage which, because of the six-day Arab–Israeli-War, never happened. Still, the bond was forged and in March of 1965 rabbis and others from the Jewish faith joined Dr. King during the March on Selma, as well

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