Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his "Letter from Birmingham Jail"—and the Christian Century published it.
Jonathan Rieder surveys the events that gave rise to King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" and offers a fresh perspective on the letter's substance.
The words of Proverbs 29:18--"where there is no vision, the people perish" (KJV)--seem appropriate for reflections on Moses's vision of the promised land.
Many aspects of governing exist outside the president's control, via rhetoric or anything else.
I had an English professor who used to get deeply annoyed whenever students would cite some literary passage but not bother to quote it exactly. I recall him telling us, "Look, if you're going to quote somebody, get it right."