Kingdom Of God "Copyright" Statements
Christian works, if truly inspired by God, should not be Copyright but Copyfree for the true owner is God and He commands "Freely you have received, freely give." (Matthew 10:8)
Below typical statements used in the Kingdom Of God (KOG)
Loraine Boettner was an American Reformed theologian, minister and a teacher who wrote many books on Predestination, Roman Catholicism, the Trinity and Reformed Theology, etc
His Copyright statement is truly KOG material:
"Anyone is at liberty to use material from this book with or without credit. In preparing this book the author has received help from many sources, some acknowledge and many unacknowledged. He believes the material herein set forth to be a true statement of Scripture teaching, and his desire is to further, not to restrict, its use."
John Mark Ministries is a huge site with about 2.5 million hits a month
© John Mark Ministries. Articles may be reproduced in any medium, without applying for permission (provided they are unedited, and retain the original author/copyright information - and a reference to this website.
Their response to my approval of their Copyright statement was: "Thank you Not everyone likes this sort of generosity: they're a bit 'precious' about their stuff!"
Shalom! Rowland Croucher
(16700+ articles, 3500 clean jokes/stories)
And from Finland
© Copyright: God. All chains released.
"Freely you have received, freely give." (Matthew 10:8)
Copying, selling, renting, borrowing and republishing is permissible without limits, IF the document remains completely unedited, or it is accurately translated into another language.
Republishing this document in an edited form is permissible, if the edited version includes a complete list of changes made to the document, or it includes a link to an Internet page that has a complete list of the changes.
John Joe Mittler, Finland