Sermons, 1905-1919

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Outline of a sermon that deals with the problems with various kinds of selfishness -- of the body, of the mind, of money and property, of power -- and altruism. Christ is discussed, but only with a broad meaning: "Christ is a word which was applied to one who was a minister to humanity, whose great absorbing passion it was to labor to the end that men might see the way to the great and rich life."

This is from the third bound 1908 collection that includes a couple of reports and several sermons, which duplicate sermons found in 1908 bundles #1 and #2. This sermon, alone among the manuscripts in bundle #3, is explicitly dated.

Date refers to Date Given.

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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

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The Motive of Right Living [Outline of Sermon]



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