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What Is a Cause

Dr. King quotes Alfred North Whitehead's "Principles of Natural Knowledge."

The Bible

Dr. King records notes regarding Protestant Orthodoxy and its great error in dealing with the Bible.

Church, Negro

Dr. King provides insight on the interaction between the church and the Negro youth.

Society

Dr. King quotes a statement from Charles H. Cooley's "The Social Process," in which Cooley defines society as a living, unified group of processes.

God - His Imminence

Dr. King takes notes on the immanence of God and quotes Victorian poet Alfred Tennyson's "The Higher Pantheism."

Man

Dr. King notes that the psalmist’s view of man in Psalms 12:1 seems to indicate that there are no longer godly men.

Science Surpasses the Social Order

Dr. King wrote this essay during his career at Crozer Theological Seminary in 1951. In the paper, he discusses the disproportionate growth of science and technology compared with that of the social order. Referencing the sociological term, Dr. King refers to this predicament as "cultural lag." He attributes this problem to the "lack of world brotherhood" and asserts that the survival of civilization depends on global unity. Drawing on Republican politician Wendall Wilkie and Prime Minister Clement Attlee, Dr.

God

Dr. King cites Sigmund Freud's view in "New Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis" that the need for religion stems from the Oedipus complex.

Philosophy

Dr. King records a note on G. K. Chesterson's view on man's personal philosophy.

Religion

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

Religion (Definition)

Dr. King quotes Leslie Dixon Weatherhead’s “Why Do Men Suffer?”

I Wish...

Dr. King writes a nursery rhyme on wishes.

Sin

Dr. King quotes two verses from the book of Leviticus.

Prophet

Dr. King defines prophet.

Traditionalism

Dr. King quotes Edgar S. Brightman’s “Introduction to Philosophy.”

Religion

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

God, Knowledge Of (Wieman)

Dr. King quotes Henry Nelson Wieman's article "How Do We Know God?" from the Journal of Religion.

Clement of Alexandria

Dr. King gives brief biographical information on Clement of Alexandria.

Sin

Dr. King notes Niebuhr's definition of sin as the unwillingness to acknowledge the effect God has on one's existence.

Secular

Dr. King identifies the origin of the term secular as "meaning 'century,' that in time as distinguished from eternity." He explains that eternal things were more important that the things deemed to be belonging only to the present.

Jesus Christ

Dr. King quotes Karl Barth's "Dogmatics in Outline" on Jesus and his relationship to God.

Abelard

Dr. King quotes 12th century French philosopher Peter Abelard on the relationship between doubt, inquiry and truth.

God

Dr. King references the Old Testament book of Deuteronomy to illustrate God's perfection.

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."

The Trinity

Dr. King analyzes Peter Abelard's argument on the interpretation of the Trinity as three attributes of one substance.

Communism

Dr. King quotes a statement from Jacques Maritain's "True Harmonism" regarding communism. Jacques Maritain was a famous French Catholic philosopher.

God

Dr. King elaborates on Thomas Aquinas' views on the existence of God.

God (Definition)

Dr. King records ideas on Karl Marx's and John Dewey's definitions of God.

God (Niebuhr Conception)

Dr. King quotes Reinhold Niebuhr's "The Nature and Destiny of Man" on the transcendence of God and His intimate relation to the world.

Sin

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