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The Jefferson Bible

Author: Thomas Jefferson; Percival Everett
Publisher: New York : Akashic Books, ©2004.
Series: Akashic U.S. Presidents series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Completed in 1819, Thomas Jefferson's revision of the Bible's four Gospels, which he literally cut-and-pasted together, is presented here in its entirety, with an introduction by award-winning novelist Percival Everett. Unable to fully resolve the contradictions of the third President's moral code and religious preoccupations, Everett imagines a trip east to Monticello to challenge Jefferson directly. -- Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Jefferson; Percival Everett
ISBN: 1888451629 9781888451627
OCLC Number: 56433993
Notes: Cover title.
Original title page: "The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth Extracted textually from the Gospels in Greek, Latin French & English."--Page [7].
The original of the Jefferson Bible is housed at the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Division of Social History.
Description: 120 pages : facsimile ; 18 cm.
Contents: Introduction / by Percival Everett --
Thomas Jefferson letter to Dr. Benjamin Rush --
Syllabus of an estimate of the merit of the doctrines of Jesus, compared with those of others / by Thomas Jefferson --
Thomas Jefferson letter to William Short --
The Jefferson Bible: The life and morals of Jesus of Nazareth extracted textually from the Gospels / compiled by Thomas Jefferson.
Series Title: Akashic U.S. Presidents series.
Other Titles: Bible.
Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth Extracted textually from the Gospels in Greek, Latin French & English
Bible.
Bible.
Responsibility: by Thomas Jefferson ; with an introduction by Percival Everett.
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Completed in 1819, Thomas Jefferson's revision of the Bible's four Gospels, which he literally cut-and-pasted together, is presented here in its entirety, with an introduction by award-winning novelist Percival Everett. Unable to fully resolve the contradictions of the third President's moral code and religious preoccupations, Everett imagines a trip east to Monticello to challenge Jefferson directly. -- Publisher.

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