In the Beginning

The Martin Luther King, Jr. International Chapel at Morehouse College

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Echol Nix, Jr.
  • Atlanta, GA: 
    Mercer University Press
    , June
     240 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


In the Beginning highlights the history of the world’s largest religious memorial to the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Inspired essays on education, social justice, nonviolence, peace, ecumenism, and civil and human rights are offered in honor of Lawrence Edward Carter, Sr., founding dean of the Martin Luther King, Jr. International Chapel.

This book is a lasting tribute and valuable contribution to the history and educational mission of Morehouse College.

Contributors include Lewis V. Baldwin, Thomas O. Buford, Delman L. Coates, Jason R. Curry, Norm Faramelli, Peter Goodwin Heltzel, Barbara Lewis King, Douglas E. Krantz, Bill J. Leonard, Otis A. Maxfield, Echol Nix, Jr., Harold Oliver, Peter Paris, Samuel K. Roberts, Prince El Hassan bin Talal, Harold Dean Trulear, Edward P. Wimberly, Vincent L. Wimbush, and Virgil Wood.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Echol Nix, Jr., is an alumnus of Morehouse College with degrees from Vanderbilt University and Boston University. He writes and teaches in the areas of religion and theology and is a past president of the North American Paul Tillich Society, an affiliate of the American Academy of Religion.


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