Author – Martin Luther King Jr.
“‘Thou Dear God” is the first and only collection of sixty – eight prayers by Martin Luther King Jr. Arranged thematically in six parts – with prayers for spiritual guidance special occasions times of adversity times of trial uncertain times and social justice – Baptist minister and King scholar Lewis Baldwin introduces the book and each section with short essays.
Included are both personal and public prayers King recited as a seminarian graduate student preacher pastor and finally civil rights leader along with a special section that reveblic prayer as a way to move inspire and reaffirm a quest for peace and social justice. With a foreword by Rev. Dr. Julius R. Scruggs it is the perfect gift for people and leaders of all faiths and an invaluable resource for spiritual individuals and those who lead worship.” (publisher)