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...]

Mark and Grace Driscoll’s Real Marriage Compared to Justin and Lindsey Holcomb’s Rid of My Disgrace

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Near the end of December, Becky Garrison wrote a piece in Religion Dispatches about the Mark Driscoll plagiarism controversy. In her piece, she referred to a book by Justin and Lindsey Holcomb titled Rid of My Disgrace: And again, portions of Rid of My Disgrace (2011, Re:Lit), penned by Justin and Lindsey Holcomb, can be found in this book. (Chapter 7 of Real Marriage, contains unattributed passages from pages 16-17 and 27 of Rid of My Disgrace). In an ironic twist, the Resurgence store still se … [Read more...]

Mars Hill’s Sermon Series Document Reveals Background of Mark Driscoll’s Book on Peter, Part Two

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On Tuesday, I discussed a document found on The Resurgence website which contained the research notes behind Mark Driscoll's book on the apostle Peter. That document was missing for awhile but now has been returned to the website (seems to be gone from the website again, here it is). In that post, I examined paragraphs from the NBC, Driscoll's book and Justin Holcomb's research notes. In this post, I want to review three additional paragraphs in a similar manner. From both of these efforts, it ap … [Read more...]


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