Thomas Jefferson Quote

When speaking of the new testament that you should read all the histories of Christ, as well of those whom a council of ecclesiastics have decided for us to be Pseudo-evangelists, as those they named Evangelists. Because these Pseudo-evangelists pretended to inspiration as much as the others, and you are to judge their pretensions by your own reason, & not by the reason of those ecclesiastics. Most of these are lost. There are some however still extant, collected by Fabricius which I will endeavor to get & send you.


Letter to Peter Carr (1787)

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When speaking of the new testament that you should read all the histories of Christ, as well of those whom a council of ecclesiastics have decided...

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When speaking of the new testament that you should read all the histories of Christ, as well of those whom a council of ecclesiastics have decided...

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When speaking of the new testament that you should read all the histories of Christ, as well of those whom a council of ecclesiastics have decided...

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When speaking of the new testament that you should read all the histories of Christ, as well of those whom a council of ecclesiastics have decided...