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Immortality

In this series of note cards, Dr. King interprets Ecclesiastes 3:18-19 as "a clear explicit rejection of immortality."

Tillich's Definition of God

Dr. King documents philosopher Paul Tillich's definition of God from his book "Systematic Theology."

Three Stages of Christological Controversy

Dr. King lists three stages of Christological controversy. The third is the "relation" between the former two.

Social Gospel

Dr. King describes the period of the social gospel.

God

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

History

Dr. King references a quote from philosopher Hegel regarding the philosophy of history.

Berdyaev

Dr. King quotes a passage from Nikolai Berdyaev's "Slavery and Freedom" about religious, technological and spiritual revolutions.

Man

Dr. King writes about man, as discussed in the Old Testament passages, Hosea 10: 13 and 14.

God (Malachi)

Dr. King references various Bible passages that are related to God.

God

Dr. King references the Old Testament book of Numbers regarding the topic of God.

Monothelitism

Dr. King outlines the principles of Monothelitism.

Justice Versus Injustice

Dr. King explains that the power that establishes justice also generates injustice. He also references an ancient Egyptian story "The Eloquent Peasant" and James Henry Breasted's "The Dawn of Conscience."

Jesus

Dr. King relates a quotation from General Douglas MacArthur to Jesus. According to General MacArthur, "Nobody can stop the irresistible influence of a sound idea." Dr. King argues that, though Jesus was killed, his ideas still live.

Sin

Dr. King cites a scripture from the Old Testament biblical Book of Leviticus regarding the transformation of sin.

MLK Handwritten Notecard on "Scientific Method"

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

Spirit

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

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.

Truth

Dr. King quotes Marcus Tullius Cicero’s “De Natura Deorum,” providing references from William Wallace’s “The Logic of Hegel.”

Freud

Dr. King draws an analogy between Columbus and Dr. Sigmund Freud in that each discovered a "continent."

Jesus Christ

Dr. King highlights a quote from "Evil and the Christian Faith" by Nels F S. Ferre regarding Jesus and his relationship with humanity.

Jesus Christ (good will)

Dr. King references H. Richard Niebuhr's statement, "Christ is the Rosetta Stone of Christianity." He also talks about archaeological discoveries and translating languages.

Reason (Its Value in Revelation)

Dr. King quotes John Locke’s “An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Book IV.”

Mind

Dr. King writes on Herbert Spencer's interpretation of the mind.

Barth, Karl

Dr. King comments on Karl Barth's view that Christ assumed fallen human nature.

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.

Semi-Arianism

Dr. King records a definition of semi-Arianism.

Note Card Entitled Atheism

Atheism is cited from Sparrier in this note card.

Angels

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

Immortality

Dr. King references Thomas Carlyle regarding the topic of immortality.

Theology

Dr. King quotes William Ernest Hocking's "The Meaning of God in Human Experience."