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Trent, Canons and Decrees of the Council of

Dr. King records some thoughts on the Decrees of the Council of Trent regarding the Catholic Church's response to the Protestant Reformation.

Original Sin

Dr. King records his views regarding the doctrine of original sin.

Religion (Definition)

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


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


Dr. King outlines some principles regarding Judaism according to Pope Pius XII.


Dr. King records some thoughts on the topic "substance," "a term used to signify that which is sought when philosophers investigate the primary being of things."

The SCLC and Leadership of MLK

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.


Dr. King comments on theology and theological science.


Dr. King cites a quote from J. M. E. McTaggart's understanding of personality from "Studies in Hegelian Cosmology."


Dr. King cites Psalms 17:15, surmising that the vision of God is a mystical union with God.

Ezekiel and Sin

Dr. King paraphrases the biblical verse Ezekiel 20:21. He states that the prophet makes it clear that among the greatest sins of the Israelites was "profaning the Sabbath."


Dr. King writes that the belief in immortality by scholars in different disciplines suggests that while immortality cannot be proved nor has it been disproved.


Dr. King records a definition of "science", quoted from John F. X. Pyne's "The Mind."


This note card discusses cognition in relation to the context of events.


Dr. King quotes William James' "The Sentiment of Rationality."


Dr. King notes William James' view of metaphysics.

Schleiermacher (Attributes of God)

Dr. King quotes Friedrich Schleiermacher's "The Christian Faith."


Dr. King expounds on German philosopher Karl Marx and his belief that "material conditions furnished the cause of all historic movements."


Dr. King outlines Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus' insights on the question of evil.

MLK Handwritten Notecard on "Scientific Method"

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

Social Ethics in Psalms

Dr. King writes about social ethics as discussed in Psalms 72.


Dr. King documents a J.B. Pratt quote from "What is Pragmatism."


Dr. King cites the many ways in which the concept of Monism is applied.

Man: Sinner

Referencing Psalms 14:3, Dr. King discusses the completeness of sin in relationship to man.

Class Notes

Dr. King records notes from the biblical Book of Judges regarding topics such as knowledge, sin, the doctrine of God and ethics.

Schleiermacher (Elements of Pantheism)

Dr. King quotes Friedrich Schleiermacher’s “Speeches on Religion” and writes that it reminds him of Spinoza’s intellectual love of God. The full title of this work is “On Religion: Speeches to Its Cultured Despisers.”


Dr. King references Ralph Perry's "Present Philosophical Tendencies" and "The Present Conflict of Ideals" in relation to the subject of value.

God: Hosea

Dr. King explores God as it relates to the book of Hosea.

Marx, Karl

Dr. King quotes Karl Marx from J.W. Scott's "Syndicalism and Philosophic Realism."


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