Thomas Jefferson's Bible: The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth

Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Primary Sources, Reference Materials
Date Posted: 5/15/2012

Students can explore each page of the bible, read translations, and view short videos about the bible’s history and conservation. This volume, created by Thomas Jefferson in 1820, is an 84-page assemblage of passages from the first four books of the New Testament, a project undertaken by Jefferson personally to better understand Jesus' moral teachings.


National Standards

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

World History Standards (Grades 5-12)

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)

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