John Adams on False Shepherds


Very often shepherds that are hired to take care of their masters’ sheep go about their own concerns and leave the flock to the care of their dog. So bishops, who are appointed to oversee the flock of Christ, take the fees themselves but leave the drudgery to their dogs, that is, curates and understrappers.

Learn more about the faith of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson in that great American treasure, The Adams-Jefferson Letters: The Complete Correspondence Between Thomas Jefferson and Abigail and John Adams

Source: John Adams’ Diary, 15 February 1756

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