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Gods Existence

Abstract: Dr. King quotes Paul Tillich's "Systematic Theology."


Dr. King references a quote from St. Paul regarding a theological perspective of history.


Dr. King outlines Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus' insights on the question of evil.

Scientific Method (Its Importance)

Dr. King quotes Henry P. Van Dusen’s article “How Do We Know?” from The Christian Century on the scientific method as central to Henry Nelson Wieman’s thinking. He used this quote in his doctoral dissertation, “A Comparison of the Conceptions of God in the Thinking of Paul Tillich and Henry Nelson Wieman.”


Dr. King cites chapter 5, verse 7 of the Old Testament book of Job. This scripture highlights the fact that trouble is necessary in life.

Immortality (Aquinas)

Dr. King references Saint Thomas Aquinas regarding the topic of immortality.


Dr. King quotes Friedrich Schleiermacher's "Speeches on Religion" on temporal things so filling people's minds that they don't have room for the eternal. He contrasts this with pantheism. The full title of this work is "On Religion: Speeches to Its Cultured Despisers."


Dr. King records Soren Kierkegaard’s definition of the existential moment.


Dr. King outlines a quote from Ritschl regarding "Christology."


Dr. King references the political philosophy Martin Luther and quotes, "I will side always with him, however unjust, who endures rebellion and against him who rebels, however unjust."

Religion (Ritschl)

Dr. King quotes Albrecht Ritschl's "The Christian Doctrine of Justification and Reconciliation."

Suffering (Psalms)

Dr. King references the biblical Book of Psalms regarding the topic of suffering.

The Categories

Dr. King contemplates the fourth level of ontological concepts, which focus on the categories of thought and being. Referencing Paul Tillich, King notes the categories that are most relevant to theology.

Listings of scholarship applicants of March 1967

Document titled Russell Bull Scholarship Applications March 1967. The list reads of applicants who are eligible for scholarships .


Dr. King quotes William James’ “The Sentiment of Rationality” on Arthur Schopenhauer’s view of metaphysics.


Dr. King writes on angels, according to Daniel 10:13, 21, and 12:1.


Dr. King describes neoplatonism as "ideas of God." Neoplatonism is focused on the thoughts of Greek Philosopher, Plato.


Dr. King writes about the magnificent wonders of the galaxy.


Dr. King cites a quote from Claude J. Montefiore's book, "Some Elements of the Religious Teaching of Jesus."

Cardinal Virtues

Dr. King defines "cardinal virtues" and then lists those held by the Greeks and Christians.

Youth in the World of Work

Daniel H. Kruger describes many aspects of current labor trends in regards to automation, education and employment ratios in the United States.

SCLC's Interest in the Chicago Education System

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference initiates improvement for Chicago's education system by making recommendations. It is believed that the inadequacies of education are not only a southern issue, but a national occurrence.


Dr. King cites a scripture from the biblical book of Isaiah which demonstrates the eternalness and holiness of God.


Dr. King quotes Alfred Tennyson on the topic of immortality.


Dr. King documents some insights regarding the history of the Roman Catholic church.


Dr. King quotes a statement from Charles H. Cooley's "The Social Process," in which Cooley defines society as a living, unified group of processes.


Dr. King quotes Paul Tillich’s “Systematic Theology.”

Schleiermacher's Distinction

Dr. King documents German philosopher Friedrich Schleiermacher's view on one of the distinctions between Protestantism and Catholicism.


Dr. King cites Sigmund Freud's view in "New Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis" that the need for religion stems from the Oedipus complex.

Science (Its Limitations)

Dr. King notes that while man’s actions as an animal are biological (science), his actions as a person are spiritual and require a spiritual cause, suggesting there is a Creator God.