Comparison Of Jews And Gentiles By Martin Luther King

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One biblical example that Dr. King used, was when he mentioned that Jews and Gentiles one day will be able to walk together hand in hand. This bettered my understanding of King's speech because it made a comparison of the great differences of Jews and Gentile to whites and blacks. Historically speaking, Jews and Gentiles naturally did not like each other, nor get along. The Jews viewed themselves to be somewhat superior to the Gentiles in a religious manner. This compares to how many whites in King’s time period believed that they were naturally superior to the black race. However, King points out that one day, he hopes that religious and racial differences will not bring people against one another, rather unite them. In this quote that King
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