Looking Backward: 2000-1887 - Chapter 26 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 26 Summary

In Julian's narrative, he states that because of his circumstances, it would be understandable if he lost track of the days of the week. Furthermore, he wouldn't be surprised if the whole system of counting days had changed, but upon asking, he discovers that weeks are still calculated every seven days. Figuring that this is a Sunday, he asks whether the modern society still has sermons, and if so, does the nationally oriented country have a national sermon?

Appalled by the suggestion, the Leetes assure Julian that people are free to worship as they please and listen to all kinds of sermons, either in churches or through the telephone wires. Just as musicians have studios to broadcast from, various churches and pastors have telephone wires to use for the delivery of their message. The clergy are handled just as journalists and the press...

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