Dreaming and Doing: Howard Kester and His Search for Prophetic Christianity

February 28, 2019 | 42:51 mins

Peter Slade discusses Howard Kester, an activist and organizer known for his work with the Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union and for the reports he wrote on his investigations of lynchings, which helped to put an end to festival lynching in the American South. Pete reflects on Kester’s unceasing quest for the true essence of Christianity, which led him to the crucial—and costly—work he did.

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