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Howard Thurman

Howard Thurman (1899-1981) was a man of penetrating foresight and astonishing charisma. Hailed by Life magazine as one of the great preachers of the twentieth century, he was a spiritual advisor to Martin Luther King, Jr., Sherwood Eddy, James Farmer, A. J. Musty, and Pauli Murray. The first black dean at a white university, he was the cofounder of the first interracially pastored, intercultural church in the United States. His vision of the world was one of a democratic camaraderie born of...See more