Permissions of Use – The Synoptic Gospel

COPYRIGHT PERMISSIONS OF USE and TO QUOTE

The Synoptic Gospel: The Story of The Life of Jesus

Smart Publishing Ltd. is the legal owner and holder of the copyrights associated with The Synoptic Gospel: The Story of The Life of Jesus.

The following Permissions of Use and To Quote apply to all versions of The Synoptic Gospel, including the Standard Edition, the Complete Edition and the Study Edition, in all printed paper book and electronic formats (ePub, PDF, Kindle, etc.).  The Permissions and restriction of verse use also applies to the Audiobook narrated version of The Synoptic Gospel text.

In all situations and circumstances, the following current  Copyright Statement and Permissions of Use and To Quote are in force, and they supersede the Permissions that are stated in every printed and electronic edition of The Synoptic Gospel.

For any commercial use of The Synoptic Gospel text or book contents, or for any matter or copyright question not covered below, please contact us by completing the Permission Request Form, or by sending an email to: permissions@synopticgospel.com.

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The Synoptic Gospel:
The Story of The Life of Jesus

* A reprint of the Fifth Column of FIVE COLUMN: The Synoptic Gospel *

Copyright © 2009, 2014, 2017
Smart Publishing Ltd.
Surrey, British Columbia Canada
synopticgospel.com

Compiled by: Daniel John

Cover design: Daniel John and Leon Nguyen
The Jesus Logo trademark is owned by Smart Publishing Ltd.

All the verses and most of the included content is reprinted from FIVE COLUMN: The Synoptic Gospel
Copyright © 2009, 2014, 2017 by Smart Publishing Ltd.

All Scripture used in the four Gospel harmony of FIVE COLUMN: The Synoptic Gospel, of which the text of this book is a reprint of the fifth column merger, is from the
NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE ®
Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995
by the Lockman Foundation, La Habra, California.
All rights reserved. www.lockman.org

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All Rights Reserved.  No part of this publication may be copied, printed, or reproduced in any form, for any purpose, nor transmitted in any way, with the exception of the specific Permissions of Use and To Quote as defined below:

1. Use of The Synoptic Gospel Verses

A) Use of up to Nine verses
In exception to the above Reservation of Rights, and Fair Dealing (see Part 3. below), short quotations of up to nine verses may be quoted, reproduced or otherwise used from the text of The Synoptic Gospel without the written permission of Smart Publishing Ltd. for non-commercial use, as for worship or educational purposes when read aloud during a service, sermon or study, or when printed in a lesson, missive or newsletter, etc.

Acknowledgement: All quoted or reproduced verses must be acknowledged as The Synoptic Gospel xxx.y, or when in print TSG xxx.y may be used - where xxx is the scene reference number and y is the verse(s).

Commercial Use or Reproduction:  For permission or license to reproduce verses for any commercial use or purpose please use the Permission Request Form.

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B) Use of Ten or more verses
Up to and including one hundred verses may be quoted, reproduced or distributed for non-commercial use provided that the quoted verses amount to less than 30% of the total work in which they are used, and that the reference to each Synoptic Gospel verse or set of verses is notated as The Synoptic Gospel xxx.y, or TSG xxx.y, or simply as y for acknowledgement types i) and ii) below - where xxx is the scene reference number and y is the verse(s).

Acknowledgement: The use of ten or more verses requires that acknowledgement is included on the Copyright Page of the completed work, or where it is appropriate, of the most applicable of the following statements:

  1. All Scriptures are taken from The Synoptic Gospel © 2009. Used by permission of Smart Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved. synopticgospel.com
  2. Unless otherwise noted, all Scriptures are taken from The Synoptic Gospel © 2009. Used by permission of Smart Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved. synopticgospel.com
  3. Scripture quotations marked The Synoptic Gospel (or TSG) are taken from The Synoptic Gospel © 2009. Used by permission of Smart Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved. synopticgospel.com

Commercial Use or Reproduction:  For permission or license to reproduce verses for any commercial use or purpose please use the Permission Request Form.

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C) Use of more than One Hundred verses
For permission to quote or reproduce more than 100 verses in a single commercial or non-commercial work, or fewer verses if they exceed 30% of the total length of a short work, please obtain permission from the publisher and copyright owner, Smart Publishing Ltd., using the Permission Request Form.

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2. Use of Other Content

The following specific permissions for non-commercial use apply to the other materials that are included in The Synoptic Gospel: The Story of The Life of Jesus.
To obtain permission for any commercial use or reproduction of the following materials please send a request using the Permission Request Form.

  1. Cover: No element of the cover design, including its art, graphics or logo, may be used in any way without the permission of Smart Publishing Ltd., which can be requested with the using the Permission Request Form .  The Jesus Logo trademark is owned by Smart Publishing Ltd.
  2. Articles: The seven Articles included in this publication may be copied or reproduced in whole or in part for non-commercial use if the acknowledgement reads:  Written by Daniel John. © 2014 by  Smart Publishing Ltd.  For any commercial reproduction or use please request permission using the Permission Request Form.
  3. Notes:
    i) Note 1-4 - Beyond the uses defined in 4. below (Fair Dealing) no part of Notes 1-4 inclusive may be copied, printed, or reproduced in any form, without the permission of the publisher and copyright owner, Smart Publishing Ltd., which can be requested using the Permission Request Form.
    ii) Note 5 - An Overview of the Four Gospels may be copied or reproduced in whole or in part for non-commercial use if the acknowledgement reads: Written by Daniel John. © 2014 by Smart Publishing Ltd.
  4. Maps: The Chapter maps of Israel and Jerusalem may be reproduced in whole or in part for non-commercial use if the acknowledgement reads: The Synoptic Gospel © 2009 by Smart Publishing Ltd. For any commercial reproduction or use please request permission the Permission Request Form.
  5. Appendix 1 : Up to 5% of the contents (about one page) of Appendix 1 - The Gospel Verse Cross Reference may be reproduced for non-commercial use if the acknowledgement reads: The Synoptic Gospel © 2017 by Smart Publishing Ltd.  For permission to reproduce more than 5% of Appendix 1 in a single work, or for any commercial use please request permission using the Permission Request Form.

3. Fair Dealing

Fair Dealing is an exception (section 29) to the Canadian Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42 - www.laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/c-42/page-1.html) which allows for the use of small sections of a work (in the case of this work, fewer than five verses) to be reproduced for non-commercial purposes without the prior written approval of the copyright holder. Common Fair Dealing uses include private study, education, research, review, news reporting, criticism, parody, and satire.

Detailed information is available at synopticgospel.com/copyright and laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/c-42/page-9.html.

All material used according to Fair Dealing best practices must be reproduced accurately, and acknowledged as The Synoptic Gospel © 2009 by Smart Publishing Ltd.

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4. Viewing Electronic Editions on Multiple Devices

Electronic copies of The Synoptic Gospel (ePub, PDF, Kindle, etc.) may only be made and used on a device which the original purchaser of the file personally owns.

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For any commercial reproduction or use, or if your desired use of this publication exceeds the above specified permissions, or for any Copyright issue or question concerning Permissions for the use of any part of The Synoptic Gospel, please contact us by completing the Permission Request Form, or by sending an email to: permissions@synopticgospel.com