Book Title: Jefferson Bible : The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth
Author: Benjamin Franklin
Format: Hardback | 103 pages
Publication Date: 01 Aug 2006
"Thomas Jefferson believed that the pure-principled teachings of Jesus should have been separated from the dogma and abuse of organized religion of the day. This led him to recast, by cutting and pasting from the gospels, a new narrative of the life and teachings of Jesus, where, according to Jefferson, ""there will be found remaining the most sublime and benevolent code of morals which has ever been offered to man."""