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Vincent Harding

Vincent HardingVincent Harding (1931-2014) was an associate of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and served for many years as Professor of Religion and Social Transformation at Illiff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado. He authored numerous books, including Martin Luther King: The Inconvenient Hero.

Before Illiff, Vincent Harding taught at Pendle Hill Study Center, University of Pennsylvania, Temple University and Spelman College. Among his publications are The Other American Revolution; There Is a River, Vol. 1; Hope and History; Martin Luther King: The Inconvenient Hero,and We Changed the World (with R. Kelly and E. Lewis). Dr. Harding has had a long history of involvement in domestic and international movements for peace and justice, including the southern Black freedom struggle. He was the first director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Center in Atlanta and served as director and chairperson of The Institute of the Black World. He was senior academic consultant to the award-winning PBS television series, Eyes on the Prize.

He also served as co-chairperson of the Veterans of Hope Project: A Center for the Study of Religion and Democratic Renewal at Iliff, and as Vice President of Institutional Transformation.

Books by Vincent Harding

  • How Europe Underdeveloped Africa
  • There Is a River: The Black Struggle for Freedom in AMERICAN (AMERI)ca
  • We Changed the World: African Americans, 1945-1970 (The Young Oxford History of African Americans, V. 9)
  • Wade in the Water: The Wisdom of the Spirituals
  • African-American Christianity: Essays in History
  • Martin Luther King: The Inconvenient Hero
  • Hope and History: Why We Must Share the Story of the Movement
  • There Is a River
  • We Must Keep Going: Martin Luther King and the Future of America
  • A Certain Magnificence: Lyman Beecher and the Transformation of American Protestantism, 1775-1863 (Chicago Studies in the History of American Religi)

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