David Barton: Christian Professors Were Trained By Pagan Professors Who Hate God

During the same program where David Barton claimed that only four professors in the nation criticized The Jefferson Lies, he also had something to say (listen) about the Christian professors who have raised concerns about his claims.What happens is, and Christian professors were basically trained by pagan professors who hate God, and they're just repeating what they're been told.I was reminded of this line by reading the History News Network article about Barton's claim about the four p … [Read more...]

In a Close Vote: Barton Beats Out Zinn for Least Credible History Book

In a photo finish, David Barton's The Jefferson Lies beat out Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States for the title of "Least Credible History Book in Print" put on by George Mason University's History News Network.Readers of the History News Network have voted David Barton's The Jefferson Lies: Exposing the Myths You've Always Believe About Thomas Jefferson the least credible history book in print in a week-long HNN poll. The book edged out Howard Zinn's A People's History of th … [Read more...]

History News Network seeks “history books that nobody should take seriously”

I don't think I need to add much to this New York Times article. Note who is "running strong."HNN is accepting nominations for history books that nobody should take seriously. Do you have a book in mind? Send an email to editor@hnn.us. Next week readers will vote on the nominees to name the least credible history book in print!I have some ideas. Want to share yours?While you're at it, check out HNN... … [Read more...]