@ivpress calls out the lack “proper citation” re: @pastormark

InterVarsity Press tells CT:

Several paragraphs from the New Bible Commentary edited by G. J. Wenham, J. A. Motyer, D. A. Carson and R. T. France published by InterVarsity Press appear in Mark Driscoll’s now out of print book Trial: 8 Witnesses From 1 & 2 Peter. These improperly appeared without quotation or attribution. With proper citation the material would have been a case of fair use.

InterVarsity Press believes all writers should use great care as they do research and prepare texts for any use to make sure that proper acknowledgement is given to source material.

via Publisher: Mark Driscoll Improperly Copied Paragraphs from Bible Commen… | Gleanings | ChristianityToday.com.

Thanks to Doug for pointing this out.

I wish I could go into detail, but I do know IVP and IVP-Academic uses great care when it comes to plagiarism and are generous when it comes to fair use.

To note, this is for a different book than the Tyndale published one.

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Joel L. Watts holds a Masters of Arts from United Theological Seminary with a focus in literary and rhetorical criticism of the New Testament. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of the Free State, analyzing Paul’s model of atonement in Galatians. He is the author of Mimetic Criticism of the Gospel of Mark: Introduction and Commentary (Wipf and Stock, 2013), a co-editor and contributor to From Fear to Faith: Stories of Hitting Spiritual Walls (Energion, 2013), and Praying in God's Theater, Meditations on the Book of Revelation (Wipf and Stock, 2014).

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2 thoughts on @ivpress calls out the lack “proper citation” re: @pastormark

  1. Driscoll’s IVP and Tyndale works are different books entirely. Both publishers are weighing different factors.

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