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Title Martin Luther King and the rhetoric of freedom : the Exodus narrative in America's struggle for civil rights / Gary S. Selby.
Imprint Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, c2008.

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 Main Stacks  E185.97.K5 S45 2008    AVAILABLE
Description xii, 217 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in rhetoric and religion ; 5.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-205) and index.
Subject King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Oratory.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Language.
Exodus, The -- Sermons.
Exodus, The.
Rhetoric -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- 20th century.
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Rhetoric -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Contents Rhetoric and social movements -- Let my people go : the Exodus in African American cultural history -- The Red Sea has opened : King's "Death of evil on the seashore" sermon -- Broken aloose from Egypt : the Exodus in King's Montgomery Bus Boycott rhetoric -- Reaching out for Canaan : King's "Birth of a new nation" sermon -- I've been to the mountaintop : King as the movement's Moses -- Keep the movement moving : the Birmingham Protest.