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Education Versus Religion

Dr. King records notes about the leadership of the intellectual and religious communities from Edwin E. Aubrey's "Present Theological Tendencies."

Whitehead's Doctrine of Freedom

Dr. King examines Alfred North Whitehead’s doctrine of freedom as described in “Science and the Modern World.”

Schleiermacher (The Church and State)

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

Democracy

Dr. King quotes Reinhold Niebuhr's "The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness" on the subject of democracy.

Augustine's Doctrine of Evil

Dr. King cites Albert Knudson's "The Doctrine of Redemption.

Faith

Dr. King quotes English author and priest William Ralph Inge's "Lay Thoughts of a Dean," as well as English soldier and essayist Donald Hankey.

Man

Dr. King records one atheist’s perspective on man.

Periods of Greek Literature

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

Funeral

Dr. King quotes Shakespeare's "Hamlet."

Man

Dr. King quotes Jeremiah 17:5 and suggests that “those of us who oppose humanism” might speak against it like Jeremiah did and provide a rational defense of theism.

Supralapsarianism

Dr. King provides a definition of the term supralapsarianism.

Ethics

Dr. King records some notes on ethics and the book of Micah.

Monarchianism

Dr. King defines the doctrine monarchianism as "a doctrine stressing the unity of the Godhead as against the ultimately prevailing tendency to affirm personal distinctions within the Godhead."

Metaphysics

Dr. King notes an insight from American psychologist and philosopher William James regarding metaphysics.

MLK Handwritten Notecard on "Scientific Method"

On this notecard, Dr. King outlines "Scientific Method."

Unitarianism

Dr. King describes the theology of Unitarianism as being a contrast to Trinitarianism.

Song of Solomon

Dr. King discusses the biblical book Song of Solomon and asserts that it contains minimal significance and little, if any, religious value.

Man

Dr. King notes poet Algernon Charles Swinburne's ideology of man and his capabilities.

Miracle

Dr. King references the Old Testament Biblical Book of Numbers regarding the topic of miracles.

Angels

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

Social Ethics

Dr. King writes about "Social Ethics" as discussed in the second chapter of the Old Testament book, Malachi.

Objects and the Nature of Thought

Dr. King notates the various explanations of "objects" and "the nature of thought."

Prayer

Dr. King notes William James' description of prayer.

Zwingli, H.

Dr. King records biographical information about Swiss reformer Ulrich (or Huldrych) Zwingli.

Religion (Definition)

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

Immortality

Dr. King cites the Old Testament Book of Isaiah regarding the topic of immorality.

Spirit of Law[s]

Dr. King summarizes “The Spirit of the Laws,” written by Montesquieu, a political philosopher of the Enlightenment period.

Examination for MLK Class

This document contains examination questions for Dr. King's class. Dr. King taught a class at Morehouse College briefly in the early 1960s.

God

Here, Dr. King writes a theoretical view of the existence of God.

God

Dr. King cites a scripture from the Book of Job, elaborating on the goodness of God and it's correlation with human suffering.