Sermons, 1919-1924

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This sermon discusses the history of dealing with heretics and resolving doctrinal differences of opinion. Davis is against creeds and promotes engaging productively with different opinions. He argues that this is part of the essence of the protestant reformation. According to a handwritten notation on the manuscript by Earl Davis, he also read this sermon in Petersham on September 25, 1949.

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

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The Need for a Spirit of Broad Fellowship. What Shall We Do with the Heretics?



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