Davis argues for a more liberal view of acceptable activities for Thanksgiving day. Evidently, there were complaints about people engaging in various kinds of recreation (such as theatre, baseball, etc) instead of going to church. Davis sees no harm here, and thinks the recreational approach is truer to the Pilgrim Thanksgiving.
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Earl Clement Davis, sermons, minister, Unitarianism, religion, recreation, Thanksgiving
Davis, Earl Clement, "Thanksgiving, Then and Now. An After-thought" (1920). Sermons, 1919-1924. 1.