You can download and read online PDF file Book The Jefferson Bible Life And Morals Of Jesus Of . Classifieds Business In India Filetype Pdf – . Those indicated (KJV) are from The Holy Bible, King James Version. Jefferson. Philadelphia. Jefferson writes the Declaration of Independence. Etc. Etc. Etc. Search with the term “”The Jefferson Bible” filetype:pdf” to find many options. .. and, about his Bible, “The words of Jesus are beautiful things; I’d like to remove.

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Those are all pretty huge themes in the bible that are fietype supernatural. So much knowledge in 30mins. Filetyype, Jesus IS in it. Quartz Hill School of Theology. He actually wrote two versions. Jefferson’s claim to be a Christian was made in response to those who accused him of being otherwise, due to his unorthodox view of the Bible and conception of Christ.

Frankly, as someone with a religious background, anyone who claims a religious text, the Bible, for instance, is immutable, is uneducated. Harper’s Magazinev.

We must reduce our volume to biblw simple evangelists, select, even from them, the very words only of Jesus, paring off the amphibologisms into which they have been led, by forgetting often, or not understanding, what had fallen from him, by giving their own misconceptions as his dicta, and expressing unintelligibly for others what they had not understood themselves.

He saw the teachings of Jesus as being a step up from most moral philosophies but even then still occasionally disagreed. Please report spam, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate posts by messaging the moderatorsas this helps us remove them more promptly!

And it’s in the public domain now. We have a name for that in America and its called the ‘Jaycee Lee Dugard’ case.

I see it as Jefferson trying to make Christianity into a philosophy as opposed to a religion. Not to nitpick, but it sounds as though what he’s saying is, “The core morals of the bible are great, we just need to cut away all the silly mystical elements.


TIL Thomas Jefferson wrote his own version of the Bible and reduced the supernatural elements to the minimum amazon. People jeffersob read the bible are in favor of promoting evil that their bible does not call for.

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I think it’s a fair statement, given his feelings toward Christ’s divinity and performing of miracles. History has really revised a lot of the glaring flaws of the “Founding Fathers”.

No supernatural acts of Christ are included at all in this regard, while the few things of a supernatural bibke include receiving of the Holy Spirit[15] angels[16] Noah’s Ark and the Great Flood[17] the Tribulation[18] the Second Coming[19] the resurrection of the dead, [20] a future kingdom, [19] [21] and eternal life[22] Heaven[23] Hell [24] jefferso punishment in everlasting fire, the Devil[25] and the soldiers falling backwards to the ground in response to Jesus stating, “I am he.

And all those that believe and are dead are asleep awaiting his return. It is a great read. A majority of the founding fathers were actually deists and denounced the idea of America being any sort of religious country. Videos are fine so long as they come from reputable sources e. Using a razor and glue, Jefferson cut and pasted his arrangement of selected verses from the King James Version [11] of the gospels of MatthewMarkLukeand John in chronological order—putting together excerpts from one text with those of another to create a single narrative.

Wayne Clough October He was actually one of the biggest proponents of the biological inferiority of blacks. Can you provide a source, cause I cant find anything via google that filetypr it. There will be found remaining the most sublime and benevolent code of morals which has ever been offered to man.

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He couldn’t get rid of his slaves due to debt and contractual compromises, but he did end the international slave trade in and treated his slaves better than anyone in his day. Until the practice first stopped, copies were provided by the Government Printing Office. The first, The Philosophy of Jesus of Nazarethwas completed inbut no copies exist today. Next time I pull on a push door because I don’t read the sign I hope jeffsrson around to help me out.


It is funny how we can accept the big “wtfs” but we have problem with smaller ones. Ostling, Associated Press, August 25, He also prohibited any church being built at his university as he believed that higher education should be completely separate from religious doctrine.

To base my life upon such work would rely upon a ejfferson of faith far larger than the Jeferson itself.

Even when this took some rather careful cutting with scissors or razor, Jefferson managed jeferson maintain Jesus’ role as a great moral teacher, not as a shaman or faith healer.

I really wish more Christian people followed them instead of hating things involving sex and thinking doing nothing more than believing brings them closer to god. Yeah, Jefferson, along with many other Founding Fathers, had some nasty stuff to say about Christianity. Also displayed were the source books from which Jefferson cut his selected passages, and the edition of the Jefferson Bible requested and distributed by the United States Congress.

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If your TIL is found on this list, it will be removed. Think for instance how rabid our Christians are now. He didn’t “write his own version. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You learn something new every day; what did you learn today?

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It is understood by some historians that Jefferson composed it for his own satisfaction, supporting the Christian faith as he saw it. Retrieved from ” https: Probably you have heard me say I had taken the four Evangelists, had cut out from them every text they had recorded of the moral precepts of Jesus, and arranged them in a certain order; and although they appeared but as fragments, yet fragments of the most sublime edifice of morality which had ever been exhibited to man [9] “.

I’d also postulate that such internal musings are little different than the ramblings of Mein Kampf.