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John Locke

Dr. King records a quote from English political theorist John Locke on the development of the human mind.

Teacher's Manual: Civil Disobedience, Morality, and the Coming of the Civil War

Chicago, IL, Massachusetts (MA), Illinois (IL)

Muriel Moulton of Chicago, Illinois provides a course manual for teaching civil disobedience and morality leading up to the American Civil War. Moulton does not assign a value to the morality of civil disobedience, but only poses the question while providing primary sources for interpretation.

The SCLC and Leadership of MLK

INDIA, Montgomery, AL, Washington, D.C.

The various protest mechanisms and action organizations serves as a long lasting contribution to the Negro community initiated by the movement in the South. The church has served as a location for organization which progresses community participation. During slavery, the slaves were allowed to congregate only at weddings and funerals. Many of these events were fabricated in order to create a means of collective communication between the slaves. The author asserts that it was in this tradition that the SCLC was formed.

Albany Movement Position Paper

Tuesday, July 17, 1962
Albany, GA

This paper states that segregation is both unconstitutional and immoral. It calls for a face-to-face meeting with the Albany, Georgia City Commission to discuss disposition of cases against the Albany Movement and a commitment to the First Amendment right of peaceful protest; clarification of the city’s position on the recent Interstate Commerce Commission ruling and desegregation of the city’s buses, and establishment of a bi-racial commission to recommend a timetable for desegregating lunch counters, the library, schools, and parks.

The Uniqueness of Jesus

Dr. King reflects on the virgin birth of Jesus and how this attribute was used to contextualize his "uniqueness." This reflection later appeared in his essay entitled "What Experiences of Christians Living in the Early Christian Century Led to the Christian Doctrines of the Divine Sonship of Jesus, the Virgin Birth, and the Bodily Resurrection" that he completed during his time at Crozer Theological Seminary.

Science and Religion

Dr. King documents a quote regarding science and religion from "The Finding of God."

Objects and the Nature of Thought

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

Truth

Dr. King quotes Robert Browning's "Paracelsus."

Jerome

Dr. King records a short biography of the theologian Jerome.

Religion

Dr. King records a quote on religion from William Ernest Hocking's "The Meaning of God in Human Experience."

God (His Love)

Dr. King writes about God's love, quoting and reflecting on Proverbs 3: 11-12.

Moment (Its Meaning)

Dr. King quotes Alfred North Whitehead's "The Concept of Nature."

Freedom and Destiny

Dr. King discusses the topics of freedom and destiny as it relates to man.

Knox, John

Dr. King gives brief biographical information on John Knox.

Money

Dr. King cites Albert Knudson's "The Principles of Christian Ethics."

Cyprian of Carthage

Dr. King briefly outlines the life of Saint Cyprian of Carthage.

Reason

Dr. King cites several scriptures from the Bible regarding reason.

Youth in the World of Work

Michigan (MI), UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Daniel H. Kruger describes many aspects of current labor trends in regards to automation, education and employment ratios in the United States.

John Scotus Eriugena

Dr. King writes about Irish philosopher and theologian John Scotus Eriugena. He records a quote that states, "Authority comes from reason not reason from authority."

Forgiveness

Dr. King writes on the topic of "forgiveness," as mentioned in Nehemiah 9:17.

Freedom

Dr. King quotes from Hegel's "The Philosophy of History."

Schleiermacher, Friedrich

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

John Duns Scotus

UNITED KINGDOM, FRANCE

Dr. King records these notes about the life of John Duns Scotus, a noted Scottish philosopher and theologian of the High Middle Ages.

Leibnitz's Doctrine of Evil

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

Aristotle's Answer to Parmenides

Dr. King outlines Aristotle's response to Parmenides regarding being and nothingness.

Religion

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

Nature

Dr. King quotes Aristotle's "Physics, Book II" and notes Spinoza's view of nature.

Humanism (15th Century)

Dr. King reflects on a classical approach to learning.

Homeric Problem

Dr. King briefly outlines the problem surrounding the work of the Greek poet Homer. The note card references the view of German scholar and critic Friedrich August Wolf and documents two primary theories regarding Homeric literature.

Christianity

Dr. King writes about the concept of Christianity.