Seeing Miracles with Fresh Eyes; Belief St. Louis
Faith Perspectives > Pamela Dolan, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
Several times over the course of the last few centuries, people have tried to come up with a form of Christianity that does not include believing in miracles.
No less a figure than Thomas Jefferson produced his very own version of the New Testament, a version that excluded nearly all references to anything supernatural, to the Trinity, and to the divinity of Christ. He also removed all the miracle stories and even the Resurrection itself.
And when I say he removed them, I mean that literally. His first edition of this abridged New Testament was made by taking a pair of scissors to a Bible and cutting out all the offending passages. What he was left with, when sewn back …
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Publication information: Article title: Seeing Miracles with Fresh Eyes; Belief St. Louis. Contributors: Faith Perspectives > Pamela Dolan - Author. Newspaper title: St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO). Publication date: February 2, 2013. Page number: A10. © 2008 St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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