This book [should] be in every household in the world in search of a spiritual foundation. --the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.
"Fortunate reader, if you have picked up this book, you have found, as the Bible says, a 'pearl of great price.' Take it home, read it, treasure it, and pass it on to a youth who needs its wisdom." --Marian Wright Edelman, president, the Children's Defense Fund
"An important collection. . . . Howard Thurman speaks in this work on leadership, commitment, identity, dreams, peace-topics that are as apt to today's readers as they were to readers of years past. It is a fitting tribute." --Ebony
"This fine anthology makes available to a new generation the thought of one of the great theologians of the twentieth century. I strongly recommend it." --James H. Cone, Briggs Distinguished Professor, Union Theological Seminary
Walter Earl Fluker is professor of philosophy and religion and executive director of the Leadership Center at Morehouse College and founder of VisionQuest Association, Inc. Catherine Tumber is a fellow of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African-American Research at Harvard University, and has taught history at the University of Rochester, St. Lawrence University, and Syracuse University.