Mark Driscoll’s Tim Keller Remix: Is This Plagiarism?

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Note: This post contains two articles in one. First, I am posting another guest contribution from Becky Garrison, this time highlighting a February 5, 2009 chapel speech at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC where Mark Driscoll presented nine distinctions between the gospel and religion. Those who know Tim Keller's work will recognize in Driscoll's sermon a central theme of Keller's preaching and ministry going back many years. Garrison again raises the issue of … [Read more...]

Becky Garrison: Mark Driscoll’s Revisionist History

The following is a guest post by Becky Garrison. Garrison is the author of seven books, including Roger Williams' Little Book of Virtues, and Red and Blue God, Black and Blue Church. She has contributed to a range of outlets including The Guardian, Religion Dispatches, Killing the Buddha, and The Humanist.Mark Driscoll's Revisionist Historyby Becky GarrisonWho founded Mars Hill Church? Seems like a simple question and one which Mark Driscoll should be able to answer. However, recen … [Read more...]

Williams v. Barton

Somebody gets it.Writer Becky Garrison's piece at Patheos today, titled Roger Williams Takes on the Tea Party, covers some of the same ground I cover here. Related to the Rhode Island and Baptist founded, Roger Williams, Garrison has adopted his strong view of "soul liberty," a term I learned at Baptist Cedarville College in Baptist History class.Alas, soul liberty is history among many Baptist churches today. Baptists in the Williams tradition (e.g., Leland) promoted freedom of religion … [Read more...]


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