How Thomas Jefferson created his own Bible...after taking a razor blade to parts of the gospels he did not agree with
By Daily Mail Reporter
January 17, 2012
Despite being the author of the Declaration of Independence, that didn't stop Thomas Jefferson taking liberties with someone else's work.
The third president of the United States detested some passages of the Bible so much that he decided to make his own version.
The abridged version was known as The Jefferson Bible and has been painstakingly restored by the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC.
A new edition of the Jefferson Bible was published by Tarcher this month while the Smithsonian exhibition goes on until May.READ MORE . . .