Sermons, 1905-1919

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This is from the bound collection—“bundle #4”—that includes sermons from February 14, 1909 to December 26, 1909.

With reference to the idea of a "Religion of Healthy-Mindedness", as put forth by William James' in Varieties of Religious Experience, this sermon looks at the transition from a wrathful God to a loving God. Davis spends time warning against a "sentimentalist" idea of a loving God for which anything goes.

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, philosophy

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The Inevitable Compensation of Thought and Conduct



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