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Martin Luther King, Jr. - Religion

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Evil

Dr. King references the religious philosopher William Ernest Hocking regarding the topic of evil.

Evil (Psalms)

Evil (The Problem of)

Dr. King records thoughts on the problem of evil with references to the British philosopher John Stuart Mill and Job.

Evil, Forgiveness, God

Dr. King references the Old Testament Book of Psalms regarding the topics of evil, forgiveness and God. He asserts that we must always treat the poor with love because God loves them.

Exam for Bible 252 at Morehouse

This is an exam for Dr. King's Bible course, which lasted from September 1946 to May 1947, at Morehouse College. Dr. George D. Kelsey was the professor. Dr. King's notes are in the margins.

Facing Life's Inescapables

Dr. King uses an allegory regarding life to express that if an individual follows God's plan they will live an abundantly happy life.

Faith in Man

Dr. King discusses people's general lack of faith in man. He asserts that because of Christianity one can have faith in man because "man's plight is never so low that he can't do better."

Faith In The Heart

Dr. King uses the steadfast faith of biblical figures Abraham and Paul to express his desire to part from the traditionalism of religion and make it applicable to all aspects of a person's life. King also iterates this position by using excerpts from various philosophers such as Edgar Brightman and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Fichte on God

Dr. King references Kantian protege Johann Gottlieb Fichte and philosophically defines God as the "moral order of the universe."

Fifth Anniversary Observance

This is a draft of the program for the fifth anniversary observance for Ebenezer Baptist Church Courtesy Guild.

Fifth Grade Students Write to MLK

Fifth Graders at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, write to Dr. King in request of literature about his style of worship.

Follow Me

Dr. King outlines a sermon. "Follow Me" and "The Call of Christ" are considered as possible titles.

Forgiveness

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

Forgiveness

Dr. King provides several definitions of the word forgiveness according to several outside references.

Formative Elements

From Alfred North Whitehead's "Religion in the Making," Dr. King records the formative elements of the temporal world.

Freedom

Dr. King writes on the topic of "freedom," according to Jeremiah 1:5.

Freedom Walk Committee of Ithaca

This form letter from the Freedom Walk Committee of Ithaca and the Cornell Committee Against Segregation announces both the guest appearance of Dr. King as well as a fundraising drive for the SCLC.

God

Dr. King quotes Donald M. Baillie's "God Was in Christ."

God

Dr. King records a note on French scholar Ernest Renan's prophecy in relation to God.

God

Dr. King writes about God, according to Isaiah 40: 12-31.

God

Dr. King quotes Karl Barth regarding the nature of God. In addition, Dr. King provides bibliographical information for the quote.

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.

God

Dr. King uses a series of scriptures from the Book of Psalms and I Chronicles to show God's abiding love and faithfulness.

God

Dr. King cites Ludwig Andreas Feuerbach's work "Das Wesen der Religion," in which Feuerbach illustrates his perception of God.

God

Dr. King writes about God, according to the first chapter of the Old Testament book, Nahum.

God

Dr. King cites the Old Testament book of Deuteronomy regarding the topic of monotheism.

God

Dr. King writes about God, according to Jeremiah 3:12.

God

Dr. King quotes Jeremiah 29:13-14, noting that man can find God if he searches with all his heart.

God

Dr. King references the Book of Amos regarding the ethics of God. According to the scriptures God is just and fair and demands "justice and sacrifice."

God

These notes highlight various conceptions of 'God' as revealed through Dr. King's scholarship.

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