Debunking the CES Letter

A response to the CES Letter spin, half-truths, and outright lies. Sarah Allen created 70 posts, nearly 800 pages, of well-documented replies to the CES letter.

Other Popular Responses to the CES Letter

Michael Ash is a LDS scholar whose book can be found on Amazon. He covers the core issues in a clear easy-to-read manner.

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Tech titan Josh Coates started Mormonr to answer the ‘hard questions’ about the church. The site is loaded with thousands of original sources and organized by topic. Updated regularly.

CES Letter Section

Read Jim Bennett's amusing yet detailed reply to the CES Letter. He addresses every single line in the CES Letter. And yes, if you know Jim, he uses a little sarcasm and snark.

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This is one of the original PDF replies to the CES Letter. A PDF with replies to each of the key issues and links for more detail.

50+ Video Responses

Hours of videos by numerous contributors.

What is the CES Letter?

Watch nearly 50 videos addressing CES Letter Topics


"An honest, candid, and well thought out approach to issues"   Jaxon

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"The reasoning and depth of knowledge is astounding"   Lisa

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"Tight rebuttals to the CES Letter's Swiss cheese arguments"   Matt

"A great resource in an often oversimplified conversation"   Riley

"This is more charitable and more true to the historical record"   Eric

"A thoughtful treatment"   Jennifer

"Solid Work"   Ben

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