#1350 Diamonds and Dunghills

from  The Thomas Jefferson Hour

Aug 6, 2019

This week, Clay takes a deeper look at Jefferson and religion. Jefferson considered the teachings of Jesus as having "the most sublime and benevolent code of morals which has ever been offered to man," but he felt that the pure teachings of Jesus were inaccurately appropriated by some of the early followers of Jesus which led to a Bible that had both "diamonds" of wisdom and the "dung" of ancient political agendas. In Notes on the State of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson wrote, "Millions of innocent ...more

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