Sermons, 1919-1924

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Earl Davis submitted a questionnaire to the “young people” in his congregation seeking information pertinent to the question of why young people go to church. He wrote that the responses would be used – without names or direct quotation – in his sermon on February 5, 1922. Any notes for the sermon itself have not been found. These are the returned questionnaires.

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Transcription by Davis Baird. Item description based off writing and context provided by Davis Baird.


Earl Clement Davis, sermons, minister, Unitarianism, religion, philosophy, survey, youth

Rights Statement

Questionnaire Responses, “Young People: Why go to Church?”



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