Luther E. Smith, Jr.

is a professor of church and community at the Candler School of Theology of Emory University where he has taught since 1979. His scholarship focuses on Howard Thurman, Christian spirituality, Christian communalism, and social transformation. Throughout the last decade, Luther has led ecumenical and interfaith organizations in their advocacy for children - especially children who are poor, abused, refugees, and involved in the justice system. He is an ordained minister in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, and is currently writing on a spirituality of hope.

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    • Rest in Prayer: Guard my life and rescue me; let me not be put to shame for I take refuge in you. #weavingsdailyoffice
      about 2 hours ago
    • Pause to Pray: You, O Lord, keep my lamp burning. Turn my darkness into light. #weavingsdailyoffice
      about 8 hours ago
    • Call to Prayer: I call to the Lord, who is worthy of praise, and I am saved from my enemies. #weavingsdailyoffice
      about 14 hours ago
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