What is an “Apologist”? Does it mean saying sorry?

An Apologist is someone who speaks in defence of a doctrine or belief. In the case of Steve Ray, it means he defends or vindicates the teaching and beliefs of the Catholic Church.  Some of the earliest Christian apologists were St Paul, St Justin Martyr and St Irenaeus.  The modern term “apology” derives from this but has acquired the different meaning of expressing regret for a fault.

So being an Apologist doesn’t mean you always have to say you’re sorry!


Posted on 12/08/2011, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Frank Martin

    When is a review of the event going to be written? How many people did you get for the event?

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