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Martin Luther King, Jr. - Interpretations

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Evil (The Problem of)

Dr. King records thoughts on the problem of evil with references to the British philosopher John Stuart Mill and Job.

Evil, Forgiveness, God

Dr. King references the Old Testament Book of Psalms regarding the topics of evil, forgiveness and God. He asserts that we must always treat the poor with love because God loves them.

Facing Life's Inescapables

Dr. King uses an allegory regarding life to express that if an individual follows God's plan they will live an abundantly happy life.

Faith in Man

Dr. King discusses people's general lack of faith in man. He asserts that because of Christianity one can have faith in man because "man's plight is never so low that he can't do better."

Fear

Dr. King quotes John Watson's "Behaviorism" on the two things that incite fear.

Forgiveness

Dr. King provides several definitions of the word forgiveness according to several outside references.

Formative Elements

From Alfred North Whitehead's "Religion in the Making," Dr. King records the formative elements of the temporal world.

Freedom

Dr. King quotes Tillich in sketching his views on man's freedom in relation to destiny.

Freedom

Here, Dr. King defines freedom.

Freedom and Destiny

Dr. King discusses the topics of freedom and destiny as it relates to man.

Fundamentalism

Dr. King discusses the concept of religious fundamentalism as it relates to the Christian faith.

God

Dr. King uses a verse from the Book of Nehemiah to illustrate God's faithfulness.

God

Dr. King cites the Old Testament biblical book of Deuteronomy expressing that there is only one God.

God

Dr. King records his thoughts on the book of Deuteronomy to illustrate the oneness of God.

God

Dr. King references the Old Testament book of Deuteronomy to illustrate God's perfection.

God

Dr. King references the Old Testament book of Job regarding God's concern for man.

God

Dr. King records a note on French scholar Ernest Renan's prophecy in relation to God.

God

Dr. King cites the Old Testament book of Deuteronomy regarding the topic of monotheism.

God

Dr. King cites Ludwig Andreas Feuerbach's work "Das Wesen der Religion," in which Feuerbach illustrates his perception of God.

God

Dr. King quotes Dr. William Temple, stating that "God minus the world equals God; the world minus God equals nothing."

God

This scripture, deriving from the Old Testament biblical book of Isaiah, illustrates God as holy.

God

Dr. King cites a scripture from the biblical book of Isaiah regarding God's grace and mercy.

God

Dr. King quotes Henry Nelson Wieman's "The Wrestle of Religion with Truth" on man's need to adjust himself to events.

God

Dr. King cites a scripture from the Old Testament biblical book of Isaiah demonstrating God's wrath.

God

Dr. King references God and quotes theologian Paul Tillich from "Systematic Theology: Reason and Revelation."

God

Dr. King cites the Old Testament book of Exodus in reference to "the idea of a primitive anthropomorphic God."

God

Dr. King references the Old Testament book of Job. In this scripture, Job regains hope in the midst of tribulation.

God

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

God

Dr. King quotes Blaise Pascal's statement that there is no "medium point" as it relates to God.

God

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

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