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Martin Luther King Capitalism

The Uncompromising Anti-Capitalism of Martin Luther King Jr.

Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 03.22.2014 | Religion
Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D.

The factor that most powerfully fueled King's opposition to capitalism is the imperative of his biblical faith to bridge the gulf between abject poverty and superfluous wealth. In this sense he considered capitalism an insult to his faith.