Themes

The Archive

Digital Archive brought to you
by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Search results for:
"Education"

Hell-for the Liberal

Dr. King quotes a definition regarding hell. The definition states that hell is a consequence not a punishment. The notecard ends with a statement about youth's perspective of the world.

Resurrection (Barth's View)

Dr. King quotes a passage from Hugh Mackintosh's "Types of Modern Theology" concerning Barth's views on resurrection.

Dynamics

Dr. King quotes Paul Tillich's definition of "dynamics" from his book Systematic Theology.

Ritschl

Dr. King outlines Albrecht Ritschl's views on the church, theology and philosophy.

Ideal Forms

Dr. King discusses ideal forms and eternal objects as described in Alfred North Whitehead's "Science and the Modern World" and "Religion in the Making."

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.

Religion

Dr. King records a definition of religion from Wieman and Wieman's "Normative Psychology of Religion."

Primacy of Events

Dr. King notes Alfred North Whitehead’s view on the primacy of events over space and time.

Prevenient Grace

Dr. King defines prevenient grace, identifying it as Augustine’s view.

Religion

Dr. King quotes Ernest J. Chave's "A Functional Approach to Religious Education."

Worship

Dr. King notes some characteristics and requirements of worship.

The Scope of Philosophy

Dr. King notes that Alfred North Whitehead, in “Concept of Nature,” “Religion in the Making” and “Principles of Natural Knowledge,” seeks to isolate the philosophy of science from metaphysics.

Evil

Dr. King references the religious philosopher William Ernest Hocking regarding the topic of evil.

Man

Dr. King quotes Proverbs 3:5 on human insight and knowledge and reflects upon its meaning.

God

Dr. King describes Psalms 135:5 as henotheism: belief in a god without denying the existence of other gods. Because God is the only one worthy of worship, King concludes that the Hebrews were practical monotheists.

God

EGYPT

Dr. King writes about God, according to Isaiah 31:3.

Peace

Dr. King writes on the topic of peace.

Eternal Objects

Dr. King cites Alfred North Whitehead's book "Science and the Modern World."

Daniel

Dr. King discusses the meaning of the Book of Daniel, namely to reinforce the idea of the kingdom of God.

Worship

Dr. King discusses the topic of religion and asserts, "religion is a binding force."

Man

Dr. King notes the subject of man, quoting Algernon Charles Swinburne's "The Hymn of Man."

War- Treitschke

Dr. King quotes Heinrich von Treitschke’s “Politics.”

Knowledge

Dr. King refers to Ecclesiastes 1:18 which says that increased knowledge brings increased sorrow.

Sin

Dr. King writes that Isaiah 1:18-20 indicates that sacrifices are not needed to be saved from sin; willingness and obedience are the way to be saved.

Worship

Dr. King notes some attributes and results of worship.

Sin

Dr. King paraphrases a scripture from the book of Leviticus that pertains to sin.

Difference of the Transition Period from the Early Scientific Period

Dr. King references Alfred North Whitehead by noting the differences between the Transition Period and the Early Scientific Period.

Apocalyptic Religion

Dr. King quotes John Oman's "the Natural and The Supernatural."

MLK's Transcript from Crozer Theological Seminary

Wednesday, December 6, 1950
Pennsylvania (PA)

In 1948, Dr. King entered Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, Pennsylvania. Engaging in a sincere quest for knowledge, he sought stimulation in the works of several prominent areas, like philosophy and theology. As a result of his efforts and achievements at Crozer, Dr. King was chosen as the Valedictorian of the graduating class of 1951.

Painting

Dr. King paraphrases Homer's "The Odyssey" and quotes some prose entitled "The Bible."