Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig is a Ph.D. student in Religion and Critical Thought at Brown University. She has written for The Atlantic, Jacobin, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere. Her website is elizabethstokerbruenig.com.
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Christian Radical—And Saint
King’s treatment in the media shows the degree to which, in the American mind, Christianity has been completely stripped of any radicalism.