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.

This sermon argues that there is a religious impulse -- an impulse to connect to "the infinite," or "the unseen" -- in human nature. Churches exist to support this impulse. This is an incomplete sermon manuscript, ending after just three pages.

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

Rights Statement

The Nature and Function of the Church



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