In 1804, Jefferson began piecing together his own version of the Gospels from which he omitted the virgin birth of Jesus, miracles attributed to Jesus, divinity, and the resurrection of Jesus – among many other teachings and events. Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), the third president of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence, translated the New Testament into English from the Greek language. The Life And Morals Of Jesus Of Nazareth is usually referred to as The Jefferson Bible. While I respect Thomas Jefferson and his place in American history, his view of the Bible was unusual.
9 quotes have been tagged as virgin-birth: Thomas Jefferson: ‘And the day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the supreme being as his fa Home My Books. May 18, 2015 · Jefferson emphatically rejected the virgin birth of Christ. “The day will come,” he said, “when the account of the birth of Christ as accepted in the trinitarian churches will be classified with the fable of Minerva springing from the brain of Jupiter” (Foote, 49).
Thomas Jefferson — ‘And the day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the supreme being as his father in the womb of a virgin will be class And the day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the supreme being as his father in the womb of a virgin . Conflicting quotations showing the diversity of beliefs about the virgin birth: Thomas Jefferson, 1823. 1 "There can be no doubt as to the Church's teaching and as to the existence of an early Christian tradition maintaining the perpetual virginity of our Blessed Lady and consequently the virgin birth of Jesus Christ. The mystery of the virginal conception is furthermore taught by the third Gospel and confirmed .