A Nashville-based publisher is recalling a controversial best seller about Thomas Jefferson by evangelical leader and historian David Barton because it contains historical errors, The Tennessean reports.

Barton’s book, The Jefferson Lies, claims to expose liberal myths about the nation’s third president, but a group of conservative scholars says Barton’s take on Jefferson is factually untrue, The Tennessean’s Bob Smietana writes.

A group of ministers from Cincinnati also called on Thomas Nelson Publishers to cancel the book.

Casey Francis Harrell, director of corporate communications for Thomas Nelson, tells the newspaper that it had gotten several complaints about the book and found enough errors to cancel it, halt new shipments and recall unsold copies.

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