The sermons which make up this volume were spoken in the Churchof the Messiah during the season of 1897-98. They are printed asdelivered, not as literature, but for the sake of preaching to a largercongregation than can be reached on Sunday morning.
ducation, there you have the raw materials out of which to make the free, forward looker in religious thought and life.
Now what are the three principles out of which Unitarianism is born? First, I have already intimated it, but I wish to emphasize it again for a moment with an addition, Liberty. Humanity at last had come to a time in its history when it had asserted its right to be free; not only to cast off fetters that hampered the body, not only to dethrone the despots that made liberty impossible in the State, but to think in the realm of religion, to believe it more honorable to God to think than to cringe and be afraid in his presence.
Second, coincident with the birth of Unitarianism is an enlargement and a reassertion of the conscience of mankind. A demand for justice. Just think for a moment, and take it home to your hearts, that up to the time when this free religious life was born, according to the teaching of all the old creeds, justice and right had been one thing here among men an