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Zwingli, H.

SWITZERLAND

Dr. King records biographical information about Swiss reformer Ulrich (or Huldrych) Zwingli.

Paul Tillich

Dr. King references the theologian, Paul Tillich, by asserting, "If philosophy of religion does not consider the revelation claim of religion, it misses its object and doesn't deal with real religion."

Oxford Movement

UNITED KINGDOM

Dr. King explains the Oxford Movement, a nineteenth century movement within the Anglican Church.

Schleiermacher's Meaning of Religion

Dr. King cites a quotation from Friedrich Schleiermacher's perception of the meaning of religion. Schleiermacher asserts that the soul is dissolved in the immediate feeling of the infinite and eternal. Dr. King notes that in order for one to understand the externals of religion, we must first have the inner experience.

Plato's Psychology

Dr. King outlines Plato’s psychology.

War

Dr. King records a quote regarding war from General Omar Bradley in 1950.

Dynamics

Dr. King quotes Paul Tillich's definition of "dynamics" from his book Systematic Theology.

Sin

Dr. King offers two possible interpretations of Psalms 53:1.

Resurrection of Jesus

Dr. King writes about John Mansfield's play entitled "The Trial of Jesus."

Theology

Dr. King comments on theology and theological science.

Primacy of Events

Dr. King notes Alfred North Whitehead’s view on the primacy of events over space and time.

Man's Dilemma

Dr. King states that man’s dilemma results from “the divorce of nature from the supernatural.”

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.

God, Man, Sin, and Knowledge

Presented here is a series of notecards that defines an array of topics relating to philosophical and theological perspectives.

Three Stages of Christological Controversy

Dr. King lists three stages of Christological controversy. The third is the "relation" between the former two.

The Scope of Philosophy

Dr. King notes that Alfred North Whitehead, in “Concept of Nature,” “Religion in the Making” and “Principles of Natural Knowledge,” seeks to isolate the philosophy of science from metaphysics.

Christology and Anthropology

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

Cause, Error and Law

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

Sin

Dr. King notes Niebuhr's definition of sin as the unwillingness to acknowledge the effect God has on one's existence.

God (Evil)

Dr. King quotes Anicius Severinus Manlius Boethius, from "De Consolatione Philosophiae" (Consolation of Philosophy).

Religion

Dr. King quotes Borden Parker Bowne. The first name Gordon on the note card is incorrect.

Morality

Dr. King quotes Adolf Hitler on the "dirty and degrading self-mortification" of conscience and morality, from Erich Meissner's "Confusion of Faces."

Schleiermacher (The Social Implication of Religion)

Dr. King quotes Friedrich Schleiermacher’s “Speeches on Religion.” The full title of this work is “On Religion: Speeches to Its Cultured Despisers.”

The Trinity

Dr. King provides the historical origin and ideology of the Trinity.

Social Gospel

New York (NY)

Dr. King defines social gospel with a quotation from Shailer Mathews and G. B. Smith's "A Dictionary of Religion and Ethics."

Treitschke

Dr. King references Heinrich von Treitschke, a German historian and political writer, regarding the responsibilities of the state.

Love

Dr. King quotes Reinhold Niebuhr's "The Nature and Destiny of Man."

Discipline

Dr. King records a quote from Proverbs 13:24 regarding discipline and corporal punishment.

Ferm, Vergilius (ed)

New York (NY)

Dr. King cites a book written by Vergilius Ferm that discusses theology in America.

Sin

Dr. King writes about sin, according to Jeremiah 5:4.