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"The divinity of Jesus is made a convenient cover for absurdity. Nowhere in the Gospels do we find a precept for Creeds, Confessions, Oaths, Doctrines, and whole car-loads of other foolish trumpery that we find in Christianity."
John Adams (more quotes by John Adams or books by/about John Adams)
(1735-1826) Founding Father, 2nd US President
Attributed to Adams in Spirit (1988) by William Edelen, p. 4 , however, not an accurate quote.
Paraphrased from diary entries in February 1756:
<a target="_blank" href="http://books.google.com/books?id=-JQKAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA5">http://books.google.com/books?id=-JQKAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA5 </a><br />See:
<a href="http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/John.Adams.Quote.3631">John Adams 'convenient cover for absurdity' quote</a><br />
See: <a href="http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/John.Adams.Quote.817E ">John Adams 'trumpery' quote.</a>
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