Past Speaker

Dr. Neil Shenvi has a Ph.D. in Theoretical Chemistry from UC Berkeley and an A.B. in Chemistry from Princeton. He has published in Themelios, Eikon, and the Journal of Christian Legal Thought and has been interviewed by Allie Beth Stuckey, Summer Jaeger, Greg Koukl, Frank Turek, Alisa Childers, and Mike Winger. He homeschools his four children through Classical Conversations and can be found on Twitter at @NeilShenvi. His writing on critical theory from a Christian worldview perspective can be found at

Plenary Title: Christianity and “Wokeness”: Are They Compatible?

Summary: In the last few years, large segments of both our culture and the church have been captivated by “antiracism,” “antisexism,” “intersectionality,” and “social justice.” But what exactly do these words mean? In this talk, I’ll sketch the core tenets of Critical Social Justice and explain how they undermine basic Christian doctrines. Christians can and should work for biblical justice without adopting ideas that are fundamentally incompatible with Scripture.