Definitions for apologeticsəˌpɒl əˈdʒɛt ɪks

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•pol•o•get•ics*əˌpɒl əˈdʒɛt ɪks(n.)

  1. the branch of theology concerned with the defense or proof of Christianity.

    Category: Religion

* (used with a sing. v.).

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apologetics(noun)

    the branch of theology that is concerned with the defense of Christian doctrines


  1. apologetics(Noun)

    The field of study concerned with the systematic defense of a position, or of religious or occult doctrines

  2. Origin: From apologia, from ἀπολογία, from ἀπολογοῦμαι, from ἀπόλογος, from ἀπό (see apo-) + λόγος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apologetics(noun)

    that branch of theology which defends the Holy Scriptures, and sets forth the evidence of their divine authority


  1. Apologetics

    Apologetics is the discipline of defending a position through the systematic use of information. Early Christian writers who defended their faith against critics and recommended their faith to outsiders were called apologists.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Apologetics

    a defence of the historical verity of the Christian religion in opposition to the rationalist and mythical theories.


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