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Aristotle's Psy

Dr. King writes about Aristotle's views on the soul.

Arnobius

Dr. King gives information on fourth century teacher, Arnobius and his conversion to Christianity.

Art

Dr. King describes art as "alleviating the ills of life."

Astronomy

Dr. King writes about the smallness of the earth in the great expanse of the universe.

Athanasius, St.

Dr. King records a short biography of the theologian St. Athanasius, identifying him as the defender of the Nicene faith.

Auguste Comte

Dr. King writes of Comte's views of the relationship between the theological, the metaphysical and the scientific worlds.

Augustinanism

Dr. King writes notes on Saint Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, and his "vast theological system" called Augustinianism. Dr. King describes the system as a comprehensive church philosophy that was very pessimistic about the nature of man.

Augustine (Concept of Evil)

Dr. King quotes theologian St. Augustine's "Confessions."

Authoritarianism

Dr. King quotes William Pepperell Montague's "Ways of Knowing."

B. Clifton Reardon Recap of William Temple

This is an essay written by B. Clifton Reardon on William Temple, the Archbishop of Canterbury. Temple was one of the founding members of the Council of Christians and Jews.

Barth

Dr. King writes about Karl Barth's theology regarding revelation.

Barth

Dr. King notes Karl Barth's views on Jesus.

Barth

Dr. King notes Swiss theologian Karl Barth's favorite expression on revelation.

Barth - The Epistle to the Romans

Dr. King quotes Karl Barth's "The Epistle to the Romans."

Barth and Brunner

Dr. King notes the views of Swiss theologians Karl Barth and Emil Brunner on God, making reference to Soren Kierkegaard (SK).

Barth, Karl

Dr. King comments on Karl Barth's view that Christ assumed fallen human nature.

Berdyaev

Dr. King quotes a passage from Nikolai Berdyaev's "Slavery and Freedom" about religious, technological and spiritual revolutions.

Berkeley, George

Dr. King notes Berkeley's views on metaphysics.

Bible

Dr. King quotes John Ruskin and Thomas Carlyle on the significance of the Bible.

Bibliography Compiled by MLK

This handwritten bibliography documents texts that discuss theology.

Black Power

This is a chapter sermon for Dr. King's book "Where Do We Go From Here?" The civil rights leader traces the early development of Black Power and its eventual surge onto the national political scene. Though understood as a direct opposition to the nonviolent movement that organizations like SCLC, CORE, and SNCC originally supported, King describes Black Power as a "disappointment wrapped in despair."

Bold Design for a New South

Dr. King notes that civil rights has been replaced as the "Number One" domestic issue, dwarfed by the Cuban missile crisis, trade legislation and tax reform. He attributes this to public acceptance of tokenism as well as an overly cautious administration. While acknowledging that the administration has made greater efforts on civil rights than previous ones, Dr. King says the progress is constricted and confined.

Brightman's Idea of God

Dr. King references philosopher and theologian Edgar Brightman's idea of God. According to Brightman, God is finite and "powerful enough to lead the work toward higher and higher levels."

Brotherhood

Dr. King quotes Richard Henry Tawney's "Religion and the Rise of Capitalism."

Brotherhood

Dr. King quotes Leslie D. Weatherhead's "Why Do Men Suffer?"

Buddhism

Dr. King quotes James Bissett Pratt's "The Religious Consciousness: A Psychological Study."

Cardinal Virtues

Dr. King defines "cardinal virtues" and then lists those held by the Greeks and Christians.

Categories

Dr. King quotes Paul Tillich’s "Systematic Theology.”

Category Time

Dr. King outlines Paul Tillich's view on time.

Cause, Error and Law

Dr. King quotes from Alfred North Whitehead's The Concept of Nature.

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