It is about Martin Luther Kings reply letter when locked in the Birmingham Jail.

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The Wisdom of Martin Luther King

Martin Luther Kings knowledge was a powerful tool he used to write a convincing reply to his opposing fellowmen. Using truth from events which happened and marked history were the back bone of his opinions and actions, this was his knowledge. By using the truth he made his opinions and actions true and just as well, giving him the stronghold of an empire of followers who only desired justice to be served.

"I am here in Birmingham because injustice is here" were the words of Martin Luther King as well as "Just as the Apostle Paul left his little village of Tarsus and carried the gospel of Jesus Christ to practically every hamlet and city of the Graeco-Roman world", these statements gave truth to his deeds and put his thought, "If they could did it why can't I carry out the gospel of freedom" into the minds of the reader.

Many times he used the bibles scriptures to support his opinions like the one just mentioned and another was that of Saint Augustine "I would agree with Saint Augustine that "An unjust law is no law at all." God, his most concrete and yet powerful draw in, he made statements including God in them, "We have waited for more than 340 years for our constitutional and God given rights" another was "A just law is a man-made code that squares with the moral law or the law of God, these probably made religious people not only white but some black think twice before attacking his actions and rights, if they still believed in God.

King not only used Bible lectures as his only resource he also used events that happened many years or centuries ago, not saying that the Bible's not history but putting...