Southern Baptist plagiarism questions resurface after Harvard president resignation

(Ben Zeisloft – The Sentinel) Former Southern Baptist Convention President Ed Litton retains his role as a trustee at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary despite documented instances of plagiarism in his sermons, a reality which resurfaces in the wake of Harvard University President Claudine Gay resigning because of unearthed instances of plagiarism in her academic work.

Conservative activists and reporters documented several dozen examples of plagiarism in roughly half of the academic papers published by Gay which, combined with backlash over a recent hearing about campus antisemitism, led to her resignation on Tuesday….

The controversy immediately drew comparisons among evangelicals to Litton, a pastor at Redemption Church in Mobile, Alabama, and a scandal provoked by him repeating content verbatim from a series on the book of Romans preached by former Southern Baptist Convention President JD Greear. View article →


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