This is the first of two 1909 sermons (the second being on the 'That Man May Live') David gave about the "real meaning" of Christmas. Davis is concerned that the real meaning of Christ is submerged in a bunch of sentimental pseudo-history, "pure and unadulterated rot." He discusses the Roman god Saturnus and the annual Saturnalia festival and holiday. He discusses Jesus' early life and initially becoming aware of his faith. He also talks about his early disciples. This sermon is incomplete.
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Earl Clement Davis, sermons, minister, Unitarianism, religion, philosophy, Christianity, Christmas, Jesus
Davis, Earl Clement, "Good Will Among Men, Is it a Fact or a Theory? (incomplete)" (1909). Sermons, 1905-1919. 9.