Another example of uncited material has been uncovered in a book written by Pastor Mark Driscoll. In this case, it occurred in the book he and his wife, Grace, wrote in 2012, called“Real Marriage” (Published by Thomas Nelson; 2012). This example first was noticed and cited by the blog Wenatchee the Hatchet on Sept. 30, 2013:
The following is an excerpt from Mark Driscoll’s 2013 book, “Who Do You Think You Are?” (Published by Thomas Nelson; 2013)
In Chapter 12, entitled “I Am Forgiven,” on pages 163-166, Pastor Driscoll writes two sections on forgiveness, with the subheads: “Seven Things Forgiveness Is” and “Seven Things Forgiveness is Not.”
Roughly two years before, on May 20 and May 21, 2011, church planter and pastor Ron Edmondson wrote two blog articles, which he posted at www.RonEdmondson.com, with the exact same titles and remarkably similar content to Pastor Driscoll’s book…
See the link at the commencement of the post here for the details and all the evidence. Driscoll isn’t an accidental plagiarist, he is an intentional thought thief. His publishers, whoever they are, owe it to ethics to drop him.