- the branch of theology concerned with the defense or proof of Christianity.
Origin of apologetics
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Examples from the Web for apologetics
I know that some of you are going to call this Obama apologetics, but you know what?The NSA Program and the Law
June 18, 2013
I'm not so worried that the oligarchs will pay for apologetics on their behalf.All Good Things...
June 3, 2013
And Obama has worked to push American foreign policy beyond Carterite apologetics or Bushesque saber-rattling.Carter Is Worse Than Clint
September 4, 2012
Pro-Japanese apologetics is dangerous; it obscures the realities of the situation.China, Japan and the U.S.A.
In the armoury of apologetics etymology has been the most serviceable weapon.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1
But that is not an unusual feature of Christian apologetics.The Churches and Modern Thought
Any single effort in apologetics may be termed “an apology.”
The atmosphere of apologetics begins to appear in what its friends have to say about it.The Library and Society
- the branch of theology concerned with the defence and rational justification of Christianity
- a defensive method of argument
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