Page i''The Ten Commandments'' by Joseph Lewis

[edited and typeset by Cliff Walker, all rights reserved]

An Investigation into the Origin and Meaning of
The Decalogue and an Analysis of its Ethical and
Moral Value as a Code of Conduct in Modern Society

Freethought Press Association
New York 1, N. Y.
 Page iii

To the Memory of
Luther Burbank
Thomas Alva Edison
Who Were Members of the Organization of
Which I Have The Honor to Be President,
And Whose Encouragement Was a Continual
Source of Inspiration 
Page iv

It has often been said that anything may be proved from the Bible; but before anything can be admitted as proved by the Bible, the Bible itself must be proved to be true; for if the Bible be not true, or the truth of it be doubtful, it ceases to have authority, and cannot be admitted as proof of anything.

Thomas Paine Page v               


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