Definitions for apologeticsəˌpɒl əˈdʒɛt ɪks
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a•pol•o•get•ics*əˌpɒl əˈdʒɛt ɪks(n.)
the branch of theology concerned with the defense or proof of Christianity.
* (used with a sing. v.).
Origin of apologetics:
the branch of theology that is concerned with the defense of Christian doctrines
The field of study concerned with the systematic defense of a position, or of religious or occult doctrines
Origin: From apologia, from ἀπολογία, from ἀπολογοῦμαι, from ἀπόλογος, from ἀπό (see apo-) + λόγος.
that branch of theology which defends the Holy Scriptures, and sets forth the evidence of their divine authority
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
a defence of the historical verity of the Christian religion in opposition to the rationalist and mythical theories.
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