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David Wood

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David Wood
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Christianity
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Devil's in the details
The pearly gates

David Wood is a Christian apologist, an evangelical missionary, and a loud speaker against atheism and Islam. He is the head of the Acts 17 Apologetics Ministry (however, nothing has been posted the website since January 2017.), ran the now defunct website, AnsweringInfidels.com, and member of the Society of Christian PhilosophersWikipedia's W.svg and the Evangelical Philosopher SocietyWikipedia's W.svg.[1] He claims that he used to be an atheist and was psychotic until he was saved by Jebus himself.

Beef with Richard Carrier[edit]

In 2005, Wood wrote a long and rambling polemic against historian and atheist, Richard Carrier and his book Sense and Goodness Without God, called "Good 'n' Senseless Without God: A Critical Review of Richard Carrier's New Book, Sense & Goodness Without God".[2] Wood's work received massive criticism by Carrier himself in an essay called "On the Deceptions of David Wood", where he slammed Wood for being "a fine example of Christian bigotry" and that his work was "essentially a trash-talking diatribe, filled with open disdain and lack of manners or respect, entirely founded on misrepresenting the facts."[3]

"Acts17Apologetics"[edit]

Wood currently runs a YouTube channel called Acts17apologists, which as of August 2018, has over 250,000 subscribers and over 61 million views.[4][5] Wood's most popular video on his Acts17Apologetic's YouTube channel is called "Why I am a Christian"[6]

External Links[edit]

See the Wikipedia article on David Wood (Christian apologist)Wikipedia's W.svg

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