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" As to Jesus of Nazareth, my opinion of whom you particularly desire, I think the system of morals and his religion, as he left them to us, the best the world ever saw or is likely to see... "
The private correspondence of Benjamin Franklin, LL.D, F.R.S., &c. Minister ... - Page 278
by Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - 1817
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Culture Bullies

Anonymous - Political Science - 2007 - 241 pages
...following in a letterto Ezra Stiles, president of Yale, who had asked him his views on religion...as to Jesus of Nazareth, my Opinion of whom you particularly...left them to us, the best the world ever saw or is likely to see; but I apprehend it has received various corrupt changes, and I have, with most of the...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: 1706-1757, Volume 1; Volumes 1706-1757

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 228 pages
...sect I meet with them. As to Jesus of Nazareth, my opinion of whom Dr. Stiles particularly desired, I think the system of morals and his religion, as...left them to us, the best the world ever saw, or is likely to see; but I apprehend it has received various corrupting changes, and I have with most of...
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Head and Heart: American Christianities

Garry Wills - History - 2007 - 626 pages
...with Jefferson and Adams in holding to a Unitarian faith in God and the afterlife. On Jesus he said: "I think the system of morals and his religion, as...left them to us, the best the world ever saw or is likely to see; but I apprehend it has received various corrupting changes, and I have, with most of...
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Founding Faith: Providence, Politics, and the Birth of Religious Freedom in ...

Steven Waldman - Religion - 2008 - 277 pages
...cited this letter from Franklin ostensibly showing his Chustian passion: "As to Jesns of Nazareth , I think the System of Morals and his Religion, as he left them to us, is the best the World ever saw or is likely to see,' : The editor ends the quote there, ignoung what...
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