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What does Martin Luther King mean by "Continue to work with the faith that unearned suffering is redemptive?"

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    First of all, take those words apart.
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    What does he mean by each word or phrase:

    "unearned suffering" = ?

    "redemptive" = ?

    "faith" = ?

    Let us know what you think.

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    He seems to be telling his followers to continue believing in God and in their civil rights cause. They didn't deserve to suffer, but they will prevail -- both here on earth and in heaven.

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