Be Scofield is founder of www.godblessthewholeworld.org, www.beyondwhiteness.com and a Dr. King scholar. He writes for Tikkun Magazine and Alternet.org and is an anti-racist educator. He is a leading voice on issues of progressive religion and atheism. Be is studying to be an interfaith minister at the Starr King School for the Ministry a member school of the Graduate Theological Union, where he recently taught a graduate course called “Dr. King and Empire: How MLK Jr. Resisted War, Capitalism and Christian Fundamentalism.”
In this fascinating essay Dr. King scholar Be Scofield explores the more radical shift in King's views towards white people and racism. How did King relate to the Black Power movement? What were it's strengths and weaknesses? Was King more radical in economic terms than the BP movement? Be ready to learn some very interesting facts.
In this fascinating essay, Dr. King scholar Be Scofield explores MLK Jr.'s liberal theological interpretation of the Christian doctrines. King is best known for being a Baptist minister but he actually didn't believe in the literal divinity of Jesus or his bodily resurrection, thought the Bible was myth, rejected a literal heaven or hell and said he believed in evolution.