Dr. King notes a view of liberalism in Harry Emerson Fosdick’s “The Modern Use of the Bible.”

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Liberalism We have not surrendered to that superficial modernity which thinks that man, blowing upon his hands can tackle the task of transforming human character and society and can win against the dead weight of a materialistic universe. O far hope has been in God. We believe that his purpose under[]girdles human life, that his providence directs it, that his victory lies ahead. Fosdick, Modern Use of the Bible, p. 117
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