Sermons, 1905-1919

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This is from the bound collection — “bundle #6” — that is labeled “Sermons During the War.” In this collection were two sermons that noted in their first paragraph a request to ministers to preach a patriotic sermon, this one, and “A Sermon on Patriotism.” Both appear to be incomplete given their abrupt endings. These were likely two different attempts to draft “a patriotic sermon.” Neither has an explicit date, but internal evidence in “A Sermon on Patriotism” clearly dates them to April 15, 1917, very shortly after the United States entered “the Great War” on April 6, 1917.


Earl Clement Davis, sermons, minister, Unitarianism, religion, philosophy, World War I

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