Another Publisher Investigates Mark Driscoll’s Books

Another Christian publisher is conducting a review of Mark Driscoll's books. This evening, Becky Garrison reports at Religion Dispatches that publisher Crossway is conducting an internal review of Mark Driscoll's books to ensure "proper citation and documentation." That is the same thing Crossway told me when I asked about my prior posts on Death By Love, a book authored by Driscoll and Gerry Breshears and published by Crossway.I contacted Crossway's Executive Director of Marketing James … [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...]

Historical Problems In Mark Driscoll’s Death By Love

In doing some reading in preparation for a post comparing a passage from Dan Allender's book The Wounded Heart with Mark Driscoll's and Gerry Breshears' book Death by Love, I found a glaring historical error in Death by Love. On page 170, Driscoll and Breshears wrote: As an aside, James Arminius was John Calvin’s son-in-law and greatly appreciated Calvin. He said that, after the Scriptures, he believed Calvin’s writings to be the most profitable study for God’s people. Therefore, the acrimony th … [Read more...]


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