Thomas Jefferson to Ezra Stiles Ely

Get a FREE ebook of Family Prayers from Proverbs! * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name What’s your primary interest in this subscription? American history Building my faith in God Learning about God’s Law Monticello June 25, 19. Your favor Sir. of the 14th has been duly recieved, and with it …

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Thomas Jefferson’s Second Inaugural Address

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Thomas Jefferson on the Ethics of Jesus, the Jews, and the Philosophers

Syllabus of an Estimate of the Merit of the Doctrines of Jesus, compared with those of others. In a comparative view of the Ethics of the enlightened nations of antiquity, of the Jews, and of Jesus, no notice should be taken of the corruptions of reason among the ancients, to wit, the idolatry and superstition …

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Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin Rush on Christianity

TO DOCTOR BENJAMIN RUSH. Washington, April 21, 1803. Dear Sir, In some of the delightful conversations with you, in the evenings of 1798-99, and which served as an anodyne to the afflictions of the crisis through which our country was then laboring, the Christian religion was sometimes our topic: and I then promised you, that, …

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