What Did Thomas Jefferson Include in His Edited Gospels

Late last week, David Barton appeared on Bryan Fischer’s American Family Association radio program Focal Point. One topic of conversation was the contents of Thomas Jefferson extractions from the Gospels, aka known as the Jefferson Bible. More properly, the Jefferson Bible is considered to be the Life and Morals of Jesus which Jefferson put together … Continue reading “What Did Thomas Jefferson Include in His Edited Gospels”

Press release: Getting Jefferson Right exposes Barton’s distortions of Jefferson

GROVE CITY, Penn., May 9, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ — In their new book, Getting Jefferson Right: Fact Checking Claims about Our Third President, Christian college professors Warren Throckmorton and Michael Coulter challenge claims about Thomas Jefferson made in the New York Times Best Selling book, “The Jefferson Lies” by David Barton. In “The Jefferson Lies” and his talks … Continue reading “Press release: Getting Jefferson Right exposes Barton’s distortions of Jefferson”

Getting Jefferson Right: When did Jefferson question the Trinity?

It might seem like a small point, but for David Barton, Jefferson’s religious beliefs are worth an entire chapter in his book The Jefferson Lies. In that book, Barton claims Jefferson did not question the Trinity until 1813. However, we find abundant evidence to the contrary. Here is an excerpt from our book, Getting Jefferson … Continue reading “Getting Jefferson Right: When did Jefferson question the Trinity?”

Favorable review of Getting Jefferson Right

This review by Hrafnkell Haraldsson at Politicusa compares our book, Getting Jefferson Right: Fact Checking Claims about Our Third President with David Barton’s The Jefferson Lies. As you will see, Haraldsson highly recommends our book.

David Barton will be on the Daily Show tonight

Round two between Jon Stewart and David Barton, 11pm eastern time. I imagine The Jefferson Lies will be the focus of the interview. Getting Jefferson Right should be available this week. Click the link to like it on Facebook. GJR is an eBook which will be available on Amazon.com. It carefully analyzes claim made about … Continue reading “David Barton will be on the Daily Show tonight”

Government to ministers: Preach or pay

Spoof alert – Taketh not this first part seriouslyeth. Washington, DC (HUH) – Today, Barack Obama pledged to introduce legislation which would allow the President to set days of public prayer and thanksgiving. Obama said he had come to recognize the importance of prayer to the nation and he believes the President should set the … Continue reading “Government to ministers: Preach or pay”

David Barton’s bad media day

No TGIF for David Barton last week. First, the Wall Street Journal published a book review of The Jefferson Lies by Alan Pell Crawford which briefly takes apart the book. Crawford begins by agreeing with Barton that Jefferson’s connection to his slave Sally Hemming’s children has not been established. However, from there on, the review identifies … Continue reading “David Barton’s bad media day”

Getting Jefferson Right: Fact Checking Claims About Our Third President

That is the title of an upcoming eBook I am publishing on Amazon.com along with fellow Grove City College professor of political science, Michael Coulter. We are greatly expanding the posts I did here examining and debunking claims by David Barton and others about Thomas Jefferson. Most of the book is new material and examines … Continue reading “Getting Jefferson Right: Fact Checking Claims About Our Third President”

Thomas Jefferson, civil government and religion

David Barton will be coming out with a book called The Jefferson Lies next spring. I noted here that he is skilled at spreading them which will make the book entertaining at the least. As a service in the effort at offsetting lies about Thomas Jefferson, I thought it might be helpful to point Barton … Continue reading “Thomas Jefferson, civil government and religion”