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God

Dr. King cites a scripture that derives from the Old Testament biblical book of Deuteronomy, stating "the seeing of God's face meant death."

Evil

Dr. King quotes Harris Franklin Rall's "Christianity," highlighting the topic "the evil of the universe."

Christology

Dr. King references the concept of Christology by quoting German theologian Albrecht Ritschl.

Theology

Dr. King comments on theology and theological science.

Paint

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

Social Ethics

This biblical scripture, deriving from the book of Deuteronomy, suggests that people who assist the poor will be blessed.

The Bible

Dr. King records his views of Scott regarding "The Bible." Scott believes that beyond being an "anthology of the noblest religions," the Bible is also an account of history. Even though there is the ambiguity that comes with history, there is also an unambiguous message of the purpose of God and the destiny of man.

Transition Period

Dr. King quotes an unknown source that links the transition period to Alfred North Whitehead’s rejection of his earlier view about science and philosophy.

Christianity

Dr. King finds agreement with Celsus, an opponent of Christianity, in a quote on the root of the Christian faith.

Justice

Dr. King provides his views regarding the concept of justice.

Death

Dr. King documents a quote from Pascal regarding "Death."

Right & Wrong

Dr. King quotes James Martineau’s “Types of Ethical Theory, Volume II.”

Suffering

Dr. King quotes and comments on Shakespeare's "Henry V."

Schleiermacher (Original Sin)

Dr. King records Friedrich Schleiermacher’s views on original sin.

Periods of Greek Literature

Dr. King provides brief notes on three periods of Greek literature.

Spirit

Dr. King records some thoughts on the meaning of "spirit."

God

Dr. King contextualizes the speed of God.

Neoplatonism

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

Annihilationism

Dr. King defines annihilationism as a belief regarding the death of the wicked.

Justification

Dr. King quotes Albrecht Ritschl as he discusses the concept of justification and its relationship to sin, guilt and salvation.

Sin

Dr. King compares the understanding of several philosophers on the subject of sin.

Anglicanism

This note card briefly compares Anglicanism to Roman Catholicism and Calvinism.

Emotionalism in Religion

Dr. King records a quote from a book entitled "The Gift of Tongues, A Study in the Pathological Aspects of Christianity".

Aristotle's Psy

Dr. King writes about Aristotle's views on the soul.

Schleiermacher & Ritschl

Dr. King writes notes regarding the philosophies of German theologians Friedrich Schleiermacher and Albrecht Ritschl. King states there is a mixture of attraction and repulsion between the two, as Ritschl is repelled by Schleiermacher's mysticism and attracted to his views on Christianity.

Race Problem

Dr. King discusses the solution to the race problem, citing Reinhold Niebuhr's view that human methods are irrational.

God (Isaiah)

Dr. King provides text from the Old Testament book of Isaiah highlighting the "ethical nature of God."

God (His Love)

Dr. King writes that the answer to F. W. H. Myers' question about whether the universe is friendly lies at the basis of religion. His cites E. C. Wilm's "The Problem of Religion."

Religion (Definition)

Dr. King quotes Edgar S. Brightman's "Philosophy of Religion."

Religion

Dr. King writes about the role of religion as an ideal and as a unifying force.