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Perkins Faculty Honor MLK Legacy on 50th Anniversary of his Death

April 4, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Two Perkins faculty members contribute their thoughts—through interviews and sermon—on the prophetic life and legacy of Dr. King.

Dr. Theodore Walker, Jr.

Associate Professor of Ethics and Society
Perkins School of Theology - SMU
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Local Professor Continuing to Spread Message of Dr. King’s Legacy
Watch: KDFW (Fox 4 Dallas) “Good Day” interview, April 4, 2018

MLK's legacy isn't just civil rights, it's his relationship to God
Read: Dallas Morning News Q&A contribution by Talmage Boston, Perkins Executive Board member, with Dr. Walker

Rev. Thomas Spann

Director, Intern Program, and Professor of Supervised Ministry
Perkins School of Theology – SMU
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Read: “A God-Called Prophet
Sermon delivered during university-wide worship service in Perkins Chapel, April 4, 2018