Sermons, 1905-1919

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This is one of nine sermons Earl Davis kept together in a string-bound collection. All but one are undated. The dated one comes with an envelope marked April 1, 1906. The other eight sermons were gathered together and hand-written on similar paper. Therefore, it is reasonable to date all of them from 1906, probably Spring 1906.

This sermon is a sustained attack against idolatry, including that involving Jesus and the Church. Davis sates that the way to truth is by focusing on ideals not idols.

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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, idolatry

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Broken Ideals and Discourages Worshippers [String-Bound Collection]



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