Neil Shenvi - Apologetics

Getting started

  1. Why Should We Believe that Christianity is True?
  2. Three Paradoxes of Atheism
  3. Science and religion: is it either/or or both/and?

New material

  1. Homeschool Tips from Daddy Academy
  2. Burlington Christian Academy presentations
  3. How does the Bible define 'faith'?
  4. Understanding evangelicals and the 2016 election
  5. Understanding evangelical conservatives
  6. Do quantum fluctuations show that something can come from nothing?
  7. A Review of Keeping Your Kids on God's Side by Natasha Crain
  8. An evangelical response to Bart Ehrman's Jesus: Apocalyptic Prophet of the New Millennium
  9. Is belief in God rational?
  10. Tough Questions - Science and religion: Slides. Notes.
  11. Refuting Arguments for God's Existence
  12. Is the Bible evil?

Essays for agnostics, skeptics, and atheists

  1. A letter to agnostics, skeptics, and atheists
  2. Jesus For Atheists
  3. The Necessity of Faith
  4. Asking the Right Questions
  5. Faith, Doubt and Certainty
  6. The Gospel According to Sheryl Crow
  7. Brain Tumor Letters
  8. If naturalism is true, can objective moral values exist?
  9. Why should we seek the truth?
  10. Three Paradoxes of Atheism
  11. Why Should We Believe That Christianity Is True?
  12. The Moral Argument for God's existence
  13. Is the Bible evil?
  14. Science and religion: is it either/or or both/and?
  15. Refuting Arguments for God's Existence

Responses to the Neoatheists

  1. A Brief Response to Richard Dawkins' The God Delusion
  2. A Somewhat Lengthy Response to Robert Price's The Incredible Shrinking Son of Man
  3. A Long Response to Sam Harris' The End of Faith
  4. Response to Harris FAQ - Are materialistic ethics possible?
  5. A Brief Response to Christopher Hitchens' God is not great

Basic Christian beliefs

  1. How I Became a Christian
  2. Why I Am a Christian
  3. Resurrection and Worldview
  4. Resurrection and Worldview FAQ - Common objections to the Resurrection
  5. Is there evidence for the Resurrection? (video)
  6. All Christians are Apologists

Challenges to Christianity

  1. God And Evil
  2. What does it mean to live in a universe where God judges evil?
  3. Short Answers to Common Objections
  4. Do objective moral values exist?

General apologetics

  1. Prepared to Give a Reason
  2. Apologetics Boot Camp
  3. Who is Jesus? A Study in the Gospel of Luke
  4. Apologetics Course Notes

Quantum Mechanics

  1. Quantum Mechanics and Materialism
  2. Miracles, materialism, and quantum mechanics (ppt+audio)
  3. Miracles, materialism, and quantum mechanics (ppt)
  4. Quantum mechanics: what is it and why is it interesting? (ppt)


  1. Homeschool Tips from Daddy Academy
  2. Sharing the Gospel with Jehovah's Witnesses
  3. Bad Pro-Choice Arguments
  4. Vaccines and Autism


  1. Math Speed Engine
  2. Ninja Math