In this series of note cards, Dr. King interprets Ecclesiastes 3:18-19 as "a clear explicit rejection of immortality."

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[Page 1] Immortality Evil 3:18,19- Here is a clear explicit rejection of immortality. Man for this [Illegible] is [little?] more than a beast and his [Page 2] plight is the same as the beast. As we have [observed?] [Illegible] the doctor of immortality was not an accepted doctrine of [Page 3] Judaism and even to this day it is believed in by very few Jews. ([is?]. I. personal immortality) But even in [Illegible] the doctrine [than?] never was placed [Page 4] such a law estimate on man as is present [on?] this writer. Man is just a little lower than the angels.
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