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Rs grapple with both the legacy of the man who made it and the place of religion in American lifeCompleted in and rediscovered by chance in the late nineteenth century after being lost for decades Jefferson's cut and paste scripture has meant different things Jefferson Bible A PDFEPUB #230 to different people Some have held it up as evidence that America is a Christian nation founded on the lessons of the Gospels Others see it as proof of the Founders' intent to root out the stubborn influence of faith Manseau explains Jefferson's personal religion.

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The Jefferson Bible A Biography Lives of Great Religious BooksAnd philosophy shedding light on the influences and ideas that inspired him to radically revise the Gospels He situates the creation of the Jefferson Bible within the broader search for the historical Jesus and examines the book's role in American religious disputes over the interpretation of scripture Manseau describes the intrigue surrounding the loss and rediscovery of the Jefferson Bible and traces its remarkable reception history from its first planned printing in for members of Congress to its persistent power to provoke and enlighten us today.