Kindle Edition of Mark Driscoll’s Real Marriage Adds Dan Allender to Acknowledgments

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In mid-December, I wrote about Mark Driscoll's use of Dan Allender's material in Driscoll's book Death By Love. Others have written about the lack of citation of Dan Allender's work in Mark and Grace Driscoll's book Real Marriage.  In short, Allender refers to styles of relating often used by women who have suffered abuse -- tough girl, party girl, good girl -- in his book The Wounded Heart. The Driscoll's use the same scheme to describe abuse victims in their book Real Marriage, but without … [Read more...]

Another Publisher in Conversation With Mars Hill and Mark Driscoll

Now NavPress is getting involved.This update was posted yesterday on Becky Garrison's article published by Religion Dispatches: We [NavPress] have chosen to respond to Mark Driscoll and Mars Hill Church directly and will keep the conversation private among both parties. There is no indication what the conversation is about but I can guess that it involves the use of Dan Allender's work from The Wounded Heart (published by NavPress)  in two of Driscoll's books, Real Marriage and Death By L … [Read more...]

Mark Driscoll’s Death By Love And Dan Allender’s The Wounded Heart: Is This Plagiarism?

When Janet Mefferd first accused Mark Driscoll of plagiarism, she focused on Driscoll's use of Peter Jones signature concepts of "oneism" and "twoism." Houston Baptist University professor Collin Garbarino looked at the matter and said he would have been "concerned about the lack of citation" but may have regarded it as "ineptitude."Then Mefferd claimed plagiarism in three other books (one of which I have examined in depth here and here). Specifically, she claimed that Mark and Grace … [Read more...]


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