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This is from a collection of manuscripts—mostly class papers— written while Davis was a student at Harvard Divinity School, 1902-1904. This manuscript is clearly for the Theology I class he took during the 1902-03 academic year.

An abstract of Borden Bown's 1887 book Philosophy of Theism which develops various arguments for the nature of god, 'world-ground,' and provides a short critique. Borden P. Bowne (1847-1910) was an American Christian philosopher—on the faculty at Boston University—and a Methodist minister and theologian. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in literature nine times.

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Earl Clement Davis, sermons, minister, Unitarianism, religion, theology, Borden P. Bowne

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Theology I: Borden P. Brown's Philosophy of Theism



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