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Get Peaceful and Courageous: Edit the Religious Texts as Jefferson Did

Sujantra McKeever | Posted 05.06.2017 | Religion
Sujantra McKeever

"Nothing then is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man." --Thomas Jefferson I watch as modern man wages wars over the words in ...

Group Creates Jefferson Bible For 21st Century

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 02.11.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Thomas Jefferson is back in Washington -- in the form of a new edition of the "Jefferson Bible" distributed to politicians by a national humanis...

WATCH: The Fascinating Story Behind President Jefferson's Secret Bible

Harry R. Rubenstein and Barbara Clark Smith | Posted 02.20.2012 | Religion

The first presidential candidate to face attack for his religious beliefs was Thomas Jefferson, in the campaign against incumbent John Adams in 1800. ...

Jefferson's Patchwork Bible Continues To Stir Controversy

Posted 12.15.2011 | Religion

By Josef Kuhn Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) How would you feel about taking a razor blade to a Bible? Thomas Jefferson, apparently, di...

Museum Restores Jefferson's Unique Bible

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) A Smithsonian museum is restoring the "Jefferson Bible," a unique volume the third president cut and p...

If the Bible Were Law, Would You Qualify for the Death Penalty?

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Valerie Tarico

When people put God's name on Bronze Age documents, and then make those documents a golden calf, they get stuck with Bronze Age moral thinking.