Publisher Thomas Nelson Alters Mark Driscoll’s Book Real Marriage To Correct Citation Problems

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On January 9, I compared a section of Mark & Grace Driscoll's book Real Marriage to Justin & Lindsey Holcomb's book Rid of My Disgrace. In that post, I noted that the Driscolls did not give adequate credit to the Holcombs for some material adapted from the Holcombs' book on recovery from sexual assault. While some supporters of Mark Driscoll have minimized concerns about plagiarism and  inadequate citation, the publishers involved apparently consider the problems to be important. First, … [Read more...]

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...]


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