Howard Thurman
#7766 Overall Influence

Howard Thurman

American theologian, educator, and civil rights mentor

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Howard Washington Thurman was an African-American author, philosopher, theologian, educator, and civil rights leader. As a prominent religious figure, he played a leading role in many social justice movements and organizations of the twentieth century. Thurman's theology of radical nonviolence influenced and shaped a generation of civil rights activists, and he was a key mentor to leaders within the civil rights movement, including Martin Luther King Jr.

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Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School
Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School

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Morehouse College
Morehouse College

African American men's college in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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#220 World Rank #90 USA Rank
Education
#327 World Rank #86 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#5006 World Rank #972 USA Rank
Philosophy
#75758 World Rank #18616 USA Rank
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