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Faith

Dr. King quotes an excerpt from William Adams Brown's "Beliefs that Matter."

Sin (Augustine's definition)

Dr. King records a note on St. Augustine's definition sin, referencing passages from Reinhold Niebuhr's "The Nature and Destiny of Man: A Christian Interpretation," volume 1: "Human Nature."

Death

Dr. King meditates on death and a quotation from Thomas Carlyle in which Carlyle compares the death of his mother to the moon sinking into a dark sea.

Conception of Man

Dr. King documents a passage from Reinhold Niebuhr's work "The Nature and Destiny of Man." He would later cite this work in his essay "The Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr," written during his career at Boston University.

Religion

Dr. King paraphrases H. G. Wells.

Love of God

ISRAEL

Dr. King cites a scripture from the biblical book of Isaiah referencing God's goal to redeem all mankind.

Job, Ecclesiastes and Daniel

Dr. King quotes several scriptures from the biblical Books of Job, Ecclesiastes and Daniel concerning each author's views on mortality and immortality.

Toynbee

Dr. King quotes British historian Arnold J. Toynbee from his work "A Study of History."

Social Ethics

Dr. King cites a scripture from the Old Testament book of Deuteronomy to show that anyone who gives to the poor will be blessed.

Christology

Dr. King outlines a quote from Ritschl regarding "Christology."

SCLC Revel Report

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

In this report, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference provides the strategic planning for a nationwide program aimed at educating African Americans on nonviolence principles.

Individualization

Dr. King cites philosopher and theologian Paul Tillich's definition of individualization. He explains, "it is implied in and constitutive of every self, which means that at least in an analogous way it is implied in and constitutive of every being."

I Wish...

Dr. King writes a nursery rhyme on wishes.

Schleiermacher, Friedrich

Dr. King outlines the life and ideologies of Friedrich Schleiermacher.

Job and Suffering

Dr. King writes on the biblical figure Job and his view of suffering.

MLK Handwritten Notecard on "Scientific Method"

On this notecard, Dr. King outlines "Scientific Method."

Ezekiel and the Philosophy of History

ISRAEL

Dr. King records his interpretation of Ezekiel and the Oracles against Foreign Nations. He asserts that the Biblical series affirms monotheism and a "providential philosophy of history."

Pragmatism

Dr. King documents a J.B. Pratt quote from "What is Pragmatism."

Knudson

Dr. King cites a publication by theologian Albert Knudson.

Jesus: Divinity and Missions

In this series of note cards, Dr. King documents various biblical passages from the New Testament that discuss Jesus' divinity. The passages are abbreviated and listed with their biblical citations.

Symbols

Dr. King discusses the "ontological structure of self" and its relation to symbols.

Wieman's Empirician

Dr. King records a quote from religious philosopher Henry Nelson Wieman's book, "The Source of Human Good" on the impossibility of knowing final outcomes.

Angels

Dr. King writes on angels, according to Daniel 10:13, 21, and 12:1.

Psychology

This series of note cards addresses psychology through the means of human unity. The concept of human unity is indicated by the presence of the body and the soul working in conjunction to inform the human experience. Dr. King references the views of St. Augustine and St. Thomas as it pertains to "the close union between body and soul."

Nature

Dr. King writes notes regarding the topic of nature.

Barth on Dogmatics

Dr. King examines Karl Barth's view of dogmatics as an act of faith.

Notecard Regarding Capitalism

This notecard quotes Walter Rauschenbusch's thoughts on capitalism.

Immortality

Dr. King cites the Old Testament Book of Isaiah regarding the topic of immorality.

Art - Aesthetic

Dr. King notes several passages from Paul Tillich's "The Religious Situation." The quotes relay the importance of art and its aesthetic value on the function of spiritual situations.

Religion

Dr. King writes about the role of religion as an ideal and as a unifying force.