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recipient of violence than the one inflicting the violence; and the true inflictor may then develop a sense of shame and may develop a transformation and change of heart against causing violence toward others (McCarthy 26). Dr. King learned from both Dean Walter Muelder and Professor Allan Knight Chalmers, while at Boston University studying for his doctoral degree, that they had a passion for social justice that stemmed, not from a superficial optimism, but from a deep faith in the possibilities of human beings when they allowed themselves to become co-workers with God (McCarthy 26). Dr. King also learned from Edgar S. Brightman and L. Harold DeWolf, both at Boston University while he studied philosophy and theology under them, the personalistic philosophy-the theory that the clue…show more content…
Servant leaders are deeply committed to the personal, professional, and spiritual growth of every individual and this was exactly what Dr. King did, because he cared for everyone as if they were his own relative and friend. The Kingian Philosophy is the philosophy of nonviolence and the following are the six principles Dr. King used (Banks 1). “Principle one – nonviolence is a way of life for courageous people – it must be emphasized that nonviolent resistance is not a method for cowards; it does resist” (Banks 1). “Principle two – the beloved community is the framework for the future – a basic fact that characterizes nonviolence, is that it does not seek to defeat or humiliate the opponent, but to win his friendship and understanding” (Banks 1). “Principle three – to only attack forces of evil, not the persons doing evil – the attack is directed
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