Tyndale Publishing, Mars Hill Publishing and Pastor Mark Driscoll

Allegations and evidence of plagiarism have surfaced concerning Seattle pastor Mark Driscoll's recent books "A Call to Resurgence" published by Tyndale, and "A Trial: 8 Witnesses from 1 & 2 Peter" published by Mars Hill Publishing.

Radio talk show host Janet Meffert has provided evidence of almost word for word copying from the Carson New Bible Commentary by D.A. Carson from the 1 & 2 Peter commentary, and further insufficient acknowledgments of direct quotations from Dr. Peter Jones.

articles by Jonathan Merritt at Religion News, and an audio of the last two minutes of the interview by Janet Meffert can be found at the following links:



We, the undersigned, call upon Tyndale Publishing, Mars Hill Publishing, and Pastor Mark Driscoll to issue a public apology and make appropriate amends in regards to the evidence of plagiarism found in the publications of Mark Driscoll.

We believe that Christian ministers, and publishers should be honest, and above reproach in regards to the laws of copyright, and giving credit where credit is due.

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The Request for apology over Driscoll/Tyndale/Mars Hill plagiarism issue petition to Tyndale Publishing, Mars Hill Publishing and Pastor Mark Driscoll was written by Phil Wyman and is in the category Religion at GoPetition.