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Social Ethics

Dr. King records a quote from Psalms 41:1 and connects the passage to social ethics.

Sin

Dr. King references Dewey and his view of evil.

Knowing God (Wieman)

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

Jeremiah

In this series of ten notecards, Dr. King breaks down the Book of Jeremiah into mutiple sections, including chapters and versus regarding Good, knowledge, sin, and forgiveness.

Dictator

Dr. King reveals the definition of a dictator according to Plato.

Style

Dr. King references Voltaire and his views regarding the impact of the style in which one chooses to express himself.

Man

Dr. King writes his thoughts on man.

Angeology

Dr. King cites the reference in Isaiah 6:2 to a seraphim, likely "a winged human figure."

God

Dr. King describes the power of God.

Definition of Christianity

Dr. King records a definition of Christianity. He defines Christianity as the belief in the "potential good in human nature."

Schleiermacher, Friedrich

Dr. King outlines the life and ideologies of Friedrich Schleiermacher.

Barth, Karl

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

Class Notes: Obadiah

Dr. King writes about the book of Obadiah and knowledge.

Faith

Dr. King agrees with Justin Martyr on faith and rationality.

God, Knowledge Of (Wieman)

Dr. King quotes Henry Nelson Wieman's article "How Do We Know God?" from the Journal of Religion.

Buddhism

Dr. King quotes James Bissett Pratt's "The Religious Consciousness: A Psychological Study."

Suffering

Dr. King questions whether the statement in Proverbs 11:23 that the righteous are rewarded with goodness and the wicked wrath is always true.

Religion

Dr. King quotes Borden Parker Bowne. The first name Gordon on the note card is incorrect.

Schleiermacher (Original Sin)

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

Marx

Dr. King quotes Reinhold Niebuhr’s “The Nature and Destiny of Man.”

Schleiermacher (Christianity)

Dr. King cites a quote by philosopher Schleiermacher regarding "the God-consciousness."

God

Dr. King records a portion of Carl Jung's argument that God is a function of the unconscious.

Wieman's Empirician

Dr. King records a quote from religious philosopher Henry Nelson Wieman's book, "The Source of Human Good" on the impossibility of knowing final outcomes.

God

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

Materialism

Dr. King references author Emil Carl Wilm's publication, "The Problem of Religion."

Latitudinarianism

Dr. King defines latitudinarianism, a term "applied to a liberal opinion which allows the diversity of opinion."

Ritschl

Dr. King records a quote of Albrecht Ritschl regarding Christology.

God

Dr. King references the Book of Amos regarding the ethics of God. According to the scriptures God is just and fair and demands "justice and sacrifice."

Omnipotence

Dr. King quotes James Ward's "The Realm of Ends."

Satan

Dr. King records a note on the Bok of Job, chapter 1, verses 11 and 12.