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Synonyms for apologist

a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution

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She further requested the media to play its role and make sure terrorist apologists are not given airtime.
WASHINGTON: Lebanon has a moral obligation to support the fall of Syrian President Bashar Assad and should use upcoming elections to reject "the apologists of Assad's butchery," a senior U.
Based on her close reading of the works of Catholic apologist Pedro de Valencia and others, Magnier describes in detail the ways in which the Moriscos were maligned, how Valencia urged conversion missions of the Moriscos, his part in their eventual expulsion from Spain, and his theological exegesis on the subject of their beliefs.
They may be a holocaust merchant (as Norman Finklestein would have put it), a philosopher and a film producer but first and foremost they are apologists for a fascist country with a government that kills women and children, builds settlements in Palestinian land (all Israel is an illegal outpost until an independent Palestinian state is created), and has turned Gaza Strip into an open air Nazi concentration camp.
The Apologetics Study Bible" features introductions and notes for each of the 66 books comprising the Bible, more than 130 informative articles, biographical sketches of renowned Christian apologists, a timeline of Christian apologists and their works, thematically relevant archaeological charts, five full color maps, and an extensive annotated bibliography.
Now no doubt the usual apologists will say that "its only about litter", etc etc etc, and excuse it away.
A: Apologetics is good for the soul and character of the apologists and the character of the Christian community.
Written in plain terms especially for novice to intermediate Christian apologists, The Christian Combat Manual offers straightforward responses to some of the most common criticisms of Christian beliefs, values, and ethics ("How can you claim that God exists when there is so much pain, suffering, and evil in the world?
ANY MOVE TO UP TAXES on private equity partnerships--investment groups that buy out publicly traded companies, and avoid paying standard income tax rates in the United States--will leave the industry less competitive in global markets, say investment fund industry apologists in the United States.
The black n-word apologists tick off an endless storehouse of defenses to rationalize using the slur.
SO the apologists for the Blair Project are rearing their heads in Scotland.
Osama Bin Laden and Al Qaeda must be proud of these apologists for their murderous plots.
Does the Israeli government and their apologists honestly believe that shelling innocent kids flattening houses and collectively punishing a nation is the way to solve the Middle East crisis?
It has been my long-term experience that UBC and its corrupt ilk primarily exist to staff the ranks of apologists, paid to window dress this plunder of our natural capital.