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From Reluctant Radical to Moral Powerhouse January 12, 2018
Though he was the son and grandson of ministers, it took a while for Dr. King to come into his own as both a pastor and a revolutionary. Historian Stewart Burns traces King's transformation from cautious intellectual to fiery leader.

And we meet Christopher Murray, a high school social studies teacher who says it's essential to teach young people about the role of religion in American society. He reminds us that religion is not just about beliefs, it's about actions, and that engaging with people who disagree with us can teach us more about ourselves.

Stewart Burns, author of To the Mountaintop: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Mission to Save America: 1955-1968
Christopher Murray, social studies teacher at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda, Md.

A young Martin Luther King Jr. King graduated from Morehouse College in 1948 with a B.A. in Sociology.