The trouble with Martin Luther King, Jr., is that he believed more in America and in America's God than America did. He actually believed that the nation wished to be a nation under God, that it wished to live up to the moral ambition of its founding documents, that it wished to find a way to do right and to be right.
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Source Notes: The Good Book: Reading the Bible with Heart and Mind (chapter 3, "The Bible in America") (1996).
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