Books by Dr. Franklin

Liberating Visions

The four men spotlighted in this book, together with other black religious and political leaders and communities, have developed distinctive and significant traditions of moral thinking and social criticism. Although the principal concern of these thinkers was social justice entailing significant institutional transformations in American society, they were also attentive to the substantive content and formal character of the authentically free life and moral person.

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Another Day's Journey: Black Churches Confronting The American Crisis

Franklin's book urges direct engagement by African American and other churches with America's mounting social problems and details programs for children, elders, and economic action. Click on the image to learn more about the book and how to order.

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Crisis in the Village: Restoring Hope in African American Communities

Robert M. Franklin provides first-person advice and insight as he identifies the crises resident within three anchor institutions that have played key roles in the black struggle for freedom. Black families face a "crisis of commitment" evident in the rising rates of father absence, births to unmarried parents, divorce, and domestic abuse or relationship violence.

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Trinity Forum

Dr. Franklin has written a foreword to "Letter from Birmingham Jail" by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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