Assignment 2: LASA 1 â€“ Letters from BirminghamMartin Luther King, Jr. was many things, a civil rights activist, nonviolent protestor, organizer, teacher, son, husband, father, and a black man. Many forget that he was first, a Christian Southern Baptist minister and preacher. His religious faith informed his ethical actions. After reading selections from Martin Luther King, Jr.â€™s, .thecampuscommon.com/library/ezproxy/ticketdemocs.asp?sch=auo&turl=http://search.proquest.com/docview/205008318″>Letters from the Birmingham Jail, explore the role of Christian ethics in Kingâ€™s actions during the turbulent times in the South in the 1960s. Consider the following:King was in Birmingham to address the issue of injustice by organizing a protest. Define the injustice and the protest and explain how Judeo-Christian ethics were applied to allow for civil disobedience. How was the injustice in Birmingham tied to all communities in the South?King lists four steps to nonviolent campaigns. Name them. How did these flow from Kingâ€™s Christian ethical principles? How did King reconcile the â€œeye for an eyeâ€ Jewish ethical principle with the Christian â€œlove one anotherâ€ ethical principle of nonviolence?How do Kingâ€™s ethical principles help him defend against the charges that his protests and law breaking were â€œuntimelyâ€ considering the political situation in Birmingham at the time?Consider areas of conflict in the world today. Pick one and discuss how Kingâ€™s actions and his ethical principles might resolve the issue.ReferenceKing Jr., M. L. (1963). Letter from a Birmingham Jail. Retrieved from EBSCOhost database Academic Search Elite. Letters from Birmingham JailPost a 600â€“750-word paper discussing all of the questions to the M3: Assignment 2 Dropboxby Wednesday, July 2, 2014. All written assignments and responses should follow proper citation rules for attributing sources. Please use Microsoft Word spelling/grammar checker.Assignment 2 Grading CriteriaMaximum PointsDefines the injustice and the protest and explains how Judeo-Christian ethics were applied to allow for civil disobedience.28Discusses how the injustice in Birmingham was tied to all communities in the South.16Identifies and defines non- Judeo-Christian ethical principles at work in the Birmingham community along with their proponents.24Names four steps of non-violence and discusses how these flow from Kingâ€™s Christian ethical principles?24Reconciles the â€œeye for an eyeâ€ Jewish ethical principle with the Christian â€œlove one anotherâ€ ethical principle of nonviolence.20Discusses how Dr. Kingâ€™s ethical principles help defend him against the charges that his protests and law breaking were â€œuntimelyâ€ considering the political situation in Birmingham?20Considers areas of conflict in the world today and discusses how Kingâ€™s actions and his ethical principles might resolve the issue in nations that do not follow Judeo-Christian ethical principles.24Style(4 points): Tone, audience, and word choiceOrganization (12 points): Introduction, transitions, and conclusion Usage and Mechanics (12 points): Grammar, spelling, and sentence structureAPA Elements(16 points): In text citations and references, paraphrasing, and appropriate use of quotations and other elements of style44Total:200
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