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n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The branch of theology that is concerned with defending or proving the truth of Christian doctrines.
2. Formal argumentation in defense of something, such as a position or system.
n (functioning as singular)
1. (Theology) the branch of theology concerned with the defence and rational justification of Christianity
2. a defensive method of argument
a•pol•o•get•ics(əˌpɒl əˈdʒɛt ɪks)
n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of theology concerned with the defense or proof of Christianity.
the study of the methods and content of defenses or proofs of Christianity. — apologetical, adj.See also: Theology
the study of the methods and contents of defenses or proofs of Christianity. — apologetical, adj.See also: Christianity