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America's First Amendment freedoms guarantees that -- -- -- this week like Saint Patrick's Cathedral in New York City.
Parishioners can observed christianity's biggest day of the year Easter celebration of Jesus rising from the dead.
The resurrection is absolutely foundational christianity if Jesus hadn't been raised from the day as they wouldn't be -- christianity.
But top Jefferson third president and the principal writer of the declaration of independence believed only in an earthly Jesus a teacher of great moral ideas.
Jefferson created his own version of the Bible now on exhibit at the Smithsonian museum.
Cut and pasted together at his Monticello a state of Virginia -- Bible is stripped of the divine no miracles and no resurrection.
And like humans it's and -- I'm willing.
To accept anything that couldn't be proved miracles would upset.
People lawful orderly universe that Jefferson believed him if there was going to be enlightenment and -- the possibility of popular self government.
There had to be law.
But Oxford University mathematician John -- is one of several scholars who in the last two centuries since Jefferson wrote his Bible.
-- strong historical proof for the resurrection of Jesus.
The evidence is powerful which is -- -- of course.
There is a long list of people who started by being skeptical Christiane.
-- that the resurrection of the central plain folk they could disprove that and ended up coming -- The Bible says a crucified Jesus was later that to a large -- -- the entry -- a Roman guard posted.
Two days later this don't have -- -- away the tomb empty an Angel told to women that Jesus had risen.
Jesus leader appeared with the finals and to many others.
Although there are no eyewitnesses to the actual resurrection scholars like Tom Wright pointed out and in usual part of the story that the gospel writers chose to include.
The testimony of women in ancient times not permissible in a court of law.
-- -- in the first entry I'm sort of send you would have invented a story which hinged on the testimony all the woman particularly Mary Magdalene and in the haul flight took off a Sunday morning the only reason those stories about -- -- and all that.
Even though Thomas Jefferson did not believe in the miracle of a resurrected savior.
He faithfully founded in America the right to believe otherwise.
In New York Lauren Green Fox News.
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