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The Jefferson Bible

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Presented by PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning at Colorado Technical University, Colorado Springs CO

Jan 20 2015
The Jefferson Bible presented by PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning at Colorado Technical University, Colorado Springs CO

Near the end of his life, Thomas Jefferson translated and edited a version of the New Testament Gospels that reflected his view of Jesus as a teacher of humanist morality. Jefferson cut out passages of Jesus' teachings, such as the Sermon on the Mount, and pasted them into a notebook, while leaving out stories of Jesus' miracles and resurrection. The Jefferson Bible was later printed and distributed to every U. S. senator. By examining Jefferson's version of the Gospels, we gain insight into

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Colorado Technical University

4435 North Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80907

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