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Word: apologist

Definition: one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia


Sentences Containing 'apologist'

He returned after the revolution in 1917 and sought ordination in the Orthodox Church where he would become its champion apologist against the Renovationists.
In 1788 a European apologist for the slave trade estimated the annual total exported from between the Rio Nunez (110 km north of Sierra Leone) and the Sherbro as 3,000.
J.N.D. Anderson, dean of the faculty of law at the University of London and Christian apologist, said "This stolen body theory would run totally contrary to all we know of them apostles: their ethical teaching, the quality of their lives.
The popular conservative writer, philosopher, poet, journalist and theological apologist of Catholicism G. K. Chesterton expressed contempt for Nietzsche's ideas, deeming his philosophy basically a poison or death-wish of Western culture: Thomas Mann's essays mention Nietzsche with respect and even adoration, although one of his final essays, "Nietzsche's Philosophy in the Light of Recent History", looks at his favorite philosopher through the lens of Nazism and World War II and ends up placing Nietzsche at a more critical distance.
– 1768?), English translator, in prose, of Sophocles, and probably a clergyman, polemic and apologist. Biography.
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