Book: The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth (The Jefferson Bible)
Author: Thomas Jefferson





The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth (The Jefferson Bible) By Thomas Jefferson

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Pages (PDF): 134
Publication Date: 1902

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Summary:

This is Thomas Jefferson's attempt at editing the Gospels into a single, coherent narrative. The text here focuses on the attributed words of Jesus: chiefly the Sermon on the Mount and the parables. Jefferson highlights the ideas of the Gospels, rather than miracles and wonder stories. For instance, Jefferson ends the story with Jesus' burial: there is no resurrection in this tale, and no post-death interaction with the disciples. This edition contains a very short section with some other writings of Jefferson on religion.