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Knowing God (Wieman)

Dr. King notes Henry Nelson Wieman's ideas on how man comes to know God.

Actual Occasions

Dr. King quotes philosopher Alfred North Whitehead's "Religion in the Making." He interprets the phases in events and how such events are perceived.

Bernard of Clairvaux

Dr. King quotes Bernard of Clairvaux on the character of the ideal Christian.

Schleiermacher

Dr. King quotes theologian Schleiermacher regarding the meaning of a miracle.

Evil

Dr. King quotes the definition of evil and conceptualizes it as a "frustration."

This is Dr. King's official transcript from Morehouse College for 1944-1948

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This is Dr. King's official transcript from Morehouse College from 1944-1948.

Tuesday, November 7, 1950

Rousseau

Dr. King writes a quote from Genevan philosopher, Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

Religion (Definition)

Dr. King quotes G. W. Knox on religion from the Harvard Theological Review.

The True Nature of Religion

Dr. King discusses the true nature of religion as both an inward and outward experience. The subject "He" is unidentified.

Evil

Dr. King quotes Edgar S. Brightman's "Philosophy of Religion" on the topic of evil.

Jesus Christ

Dr. King quotes St. Irenaeus of Lyons.

Communism

Dr. King quotes Friedrich Engles as he clarifies that Karl "Marx was not an economic determinist as many have thought." The economic situation and superstructure of society are noted as key elements.

Doctrines

Dr. King records a definition of the word "doctrine."

Sin (Isaiah)

Dr. King highlights the topic of sin, according to the Book of Isaiah.

Miracles

Dr. King paraphrases the Old Testament scripture of Exodus chapter 13, verse 22, in which God leads the Israelites with a cloud by day and a a pillar of fire by night.

Environmental Influence

Dr. King contemplates "environmental influence" by comparing Spencer and Darwin.

Religion

Dr. King quotes Ferre's view on religion.

Atheism

Dr. King records a Francis Bacon quote on atheism.

Christology and Anthropology

Dr. King quotes Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher, a German philosopher, regarding the universal understanding of sins.

Religion (Definition)

Dr. King quotes Auguste Sabatier's "Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion Based on Psychology and History."

Angels

Dr. King mentions the concept of patron angels that appears in Daniel 10:13, 20, and 21.

Materialism

Dr. King documents a quote by Robert Flint, a Scottish theologian and philosopher in reference to "materialism" from the "Baird Lectures."

Barth, Karl

Dr. King references Karl Barth's "The Doctrine of the Word of God."

Numbers

Dr. King records class notes from the biblical Book of Numbers regarding ethics, knowledge, and sin.

God

Dr. King references the book of Job by discussing the immense and power of God.

Schleiermacher (Where Religion Is to Be Found)

Dr. King quotes Friedrich Schleiermacher’s “Speeches on Religion.” The full title of this work is “On Religion: Speeches to Its Cultured Despisers.”"

Conscience

Dr. King ponders the meaning of the word 'conscience.' He questions the nature of conscience and ultimately sees it as a necessary sense of obligation that makes a difference in the life of a civilization.

Death

Dr. King recalls a quote from British prime minister Winston Churchill and his tribute to King George VI.

God - II Kings

Dr. King cites II Kings 5:15 as as affirmation of monotheism.

Schleiermacher (The Immanence of God)

Dr. King quotes Friedrich Schleiermacher’s “Speeches on Religion.” The full title of this work is “On Religion: Speeches to Its Cultured Despisers.”

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