Abstract

Dr. King quotes a passage from Adolf Harnack's "What Is Christianity?" in which Harnack contrasts Plato's focus on the wise with that of Jesus Christ, who finds value in every human.

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[Inserted in Margin: Christ] "Plato," says Adolf Harnack, had already sung the great hymn of mind. But the mind which he meant was the knowing mind,... his message made its appeal to the wise.... Jesus Christ was the first to bring the value of every human soul to light, and what he did no one can undo." "What Is Christianity" p[age] 73 trans.[lation] by Saunders N. Y. 1901
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