Letter from Birmingham Jail

by

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Nebuchadnezzar Term Analysis

Nebuchadnezzar I was the King of Babylonia from 605 BC to 562 BC, who is known in the Bible for invading Jerusalem twice and destroying the central Hebrew Temple. In the Bible, Daniel maintains his religious faith while the King tries to forcibly convert him and others to the Babylonian religious beliefs. In the end, Nebuchadnezzar recognizes the power of the Hebrew god after witnessing a series of miracles.
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Nebuchadnezzar Term Timeline in Letter from Birmingham Jail

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...civil disobedience, which harkens back to the early Christians that resisted the unjust laws of Nebuchadnezzar and the Roman Empire, all the way to the Boston Tea Party, one of the... (full context)