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Notecard Regarding Semi-Pelagianism

Dr. King writes notes regarding Semi-Pelagianism, which is "a movement in Christian theology which attempted to find a middle ground between the extreme doctrine of total depravity and predestination."

Marcian

Dr. King highlights biographical information on Marcian, a second-century reformer.

Social Ethics

Dr. King cites the Old Testament book of Deuteronomy and expresses that "the death penalty is applied to anyone who steals from his brother or carries him away in slavery."

Nature

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

Bernard of Clairvaux

Dr. King quotes Bernard of Clairvaux on the character of the ideal Christian.

Religion (Definition)

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

God

Dr. King references God and quotes theologian Paul Tillich from "Systematic Theology: Reason and Revelation."

Rousseau

Dr. King writes a quote from Genevan philosopher, Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

Jesus Christ

Dr. King quotes St. Irenaeus of Lyons.

Environmental Influence

Dr. King contemplates "environmental influence" by comparing Spencer and Darwin.

Abelard

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

Sin (Isaiah)

Dr. King highlights the topic of sin, according to the Book of Isaiah.

Religion (Definition)

Dr. King quotes Auguste Sabatier's "Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion Based on Psychology and History."

Worship Must Have Three Things

Dr. King states that "worship" must have three things: unity, movement, and rhythm.

Christology and Anthropology

Dr. King quotes Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher, a German philosopher, regarding the universal understanding of sins.

Barth, Karl

Dr. King references Karl Barth's "The Doctrine of the Word of God."

Death

Dr. King recalls a quote from British prime minister Winston Churchill and his tribute to King George VI.

God (His Omnipotence)

Dr. King defines omnipotence as meaning that God has the power to carry out His will. He notes that God must hold characteristics of both good and evil and states that few philosophers have acknowledged God's omnipotence.

Conscience

Dr. King ponders the meaning of the word 'conscience.' He questions the nature of conscience and ultimately sees it as a necessary sense of obligation that makes a difference in the life of a civilization.

God (His Love)

Dr. King writes that the answer to F. W. H. Myers' question about whether the universe is friendly lies at the basis of religion. His cites E. C. Wilm's "The Problem of Religion."

Forgiveness

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

Religion (Definition)

Dr. King quotes Edgar S. Brightman's "Philosophy of Religion."

Bernard of Clairvaux

Dr. King writes about Bernard of Clairvaux and his idea of the character of the ideal Christian.

Idealism

Dr. King cites several statements regarding idealism.

Immortality

Dr. King highlights a quote from Harry Emerson Fosdick's book "Assurance of Immortality."

Prophet

Dr. King defines prophet.

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 Purpose of the State

Dr. King records some thoughts on the functions of the state.

Sin

Dr. King compares the understanding of several philosophers on the subject of sin.

Sixth Grade Wisconsin Achievement Test Responses

This is a collection of responses from sixth graders of average ability in a Wisconsin school. Although the instructions are not provided, it seems evident that the students were tasked to paraphrase the passage or, simply tell what the passage meant to them.

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