Telling Jefferson Lies Podcast Series

December 6, 2023

Telling Jefferson Lies Beginning in January, 2024, the authors of Getting Jefferson Right plan to bring you a look back at the events of 2012 which led to Thomas Nelson pulling David Barton’s The Jefferson Lies from publication. Some of that backstory has never been told. We have interviews with the historians consulted by Jay Richards in order to make the case that Barton’s book didn’t have the facts. We also expand the scope of…

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Getting Jefferson Right Endorsement – Greg Forster

September 27, 2023

Greg Forster is Senior Fellow and Affiliate Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL. He is also the president of the Karam Fellowship. Greg sent along the following endorsement of the second edition of Getting Jefferson Right: Ideologues and demagogues are working harder than ever to control how the story of our history is told. We cannot even speak to each other effectively, much less find common ground, if…

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First Endorsement of the Second Edition – Paul Harvey

September 18, 2023

Dr. Paul Harvey endorsed the first edition and after getting a look at the second edition wanted to endorse it again. Getting Jefferson Right is an excellent example of the art of historical contextualization, of trying to tell the whole story, not just part of it. For those reasons, the work should become a standard reference. -Paul Harvey, Professor of History, University of Colorado We want to thank Dr. Harvey for his endorsement and confidence…

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The Second Edition is Coming.

September 12, 2023

The second edition of Getting Jefferson Right is coming. Watch for the release date to be announced within the next two weeks. We are shooting for sometime before November of this year. The final page count isn’t complete but we are adding in the neighborhood of sixty new pages of material and taking on new claims including Did Jefferson father Sally Hemings’ children? Did Jefferson use the Bible to write the Declaration of Independence? Did…

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John D. Wilsey Endorses Getting Jefferson Right

December 26, 2015

In his second edition of The Jefferson Lies, David Barton provides a lengthy critique of our work in Getting Jefferson Right: fact-checking Claims about Our Third President. We intend to use that material in our own second edition which I hope to publish sometime in 2016. In response to Barton’s new edition, I am going to publish some additional endorsements for Getting Jefferson Right by historians and other scholars.  Today, historian and theologian Dr. John D.…

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