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Thomas Mikelson

The Rev. Dr. Thomas J.S. Mikelson retired as minister of the First Parish in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 2006. He was a visiting lecturer at Harvard Divinity School and is a noted interpreter of the theology and social ethics of Martin Luther King Jr. His doctoral thesis is entitled The Negro’s God in the Theology of Martin Luther King, Jr.: Social Community and Theological Discourse.


Martin Luther King Jr.’s demanding God
Martin Luther King Jr. served a troublesome, dangerous, demanding God who breaks down our divisions.
By Thomas Mikelson 1.16.06