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A Knock at Midnight: Inspiration from the Great Sermons of Martin Luther King, Jr.

A Knock at Midnight
Clayborne Carson, ed.
New York: IPM/Warner Books
1998

"Before I was a civil rights leader, I was a preacher of the gospel. This was my first calling and it still remains my greatest commitment."  —Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.

With fiery words of hope, wisdom, and a passion for justice that resomate as much today as they did years ago, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., stirred the deepest convictions of listeners everywhere, inspiring them to extraordinary acts of courage and perseverance that ignited one of the most influential movements of the twentieth century.

A Knock at Midnight is the definitive collection of eleven of Dr. King's most powerful and spiritual audio sermons, moving and meaningful words to live by for everyone. This volume covers the full range of Dr. King's preaching career, from the earliest known audio recording of King preaching to his last sermon given just days before his assassination.

Especially featured are the title sermon, among Dr. King's favorite and most challenging, and seven sermons heretofore not seen in print, with introductions by renowned ministers and theologians such as Reverend Billy Graham, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Bishop T. D. Jakes.