MLK vs Gandhi: The Path of Bonhoeffer

MLK2Martin Luther King, Jr and Mahatma Gandhi stand as shining examples of the power of non-violent resistance  to overcome profound injustice.  The similarities in method between the two have oft been noted, as has the one’s  influence on the other.  What I offer here is a reflection not on their similarities but on one key difference:  MLK knew not just the power of non-violent resistance; he knew its limits. Continue reading