Define: ApologeticsApologetics, Dictionary

Define: Apologetics

Apologetics Merriam-Webster: noun 1 : systematic argumentative discourse in defense (as of a doctrine) 2 : a branch of theology devoted to the defense of the divine origin and authority of Christianity Scripture: but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope …

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Recommended Podcasts

I am an addict. I am addicted to podcasts. I currently have 110 podcasts that I am subscribed to in iCatcher. I listen to all different genres of podcasts. I listen to podcasts about fiction, business, Christianity, sermons, mysteries, board games, cooking, family, history, technology, travel, and education. Before you have a stroke trying to figure out how in the …

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What is Doctrine?Theology

What is Doctrine?

You may have heard people warn about studying doctrine. Some say, “Doctrine divides.” And, while that is a true statement, it isn’t a bad thing as they imply. Other people, hoping to avoid unnecessary controversy or debates, will say something like “no doctrine but Jesus” or “no creed but Christ.” While those statements sound like a good rule or a …

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3 Common Methods of Apologetics

“…at its core Christianity is rational. That which is irrational or absurd is not worthy of either belief or personal commitment. It is the fool who embraces irrationality. To embrace the absurd is to be engaged not in faith but in credulity.” ~ RC Sproul (“Defending Your Faith: An Introduction”) In the area of apologetics, there is much debate as …

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Why should we practice apologetics?Apologetics

Why Should We Practice Apologetics?

Apologetics is to give an answer, to explain, to clarify a position. As Christians, we are called to practice apologetics, but why? What is the reason(s) for being able to answer people? Like a little child asks about everything…”but why?” Biblical Command The first and most important reason to practice apologetics is because God has commanded us to do so. …

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What is Apologetics?Apologetics

What is Apologetics?

Practicing Christian apologetics does not mean apologizing for being a Christian or for the doctrines of Christian theology. The term apologetics comes from the Greek word apologia which means “to give an answer or “to make a defense.” “Therefore, Christian apologetics is that branch of Christianity that deals with answering any and all critics who oppose or question the revelation …

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