apologia


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Synonyms for apologia

Synonyms for apologia

a statement that justifies or defends something, such as a past action or policy

Synonyms for apologia

a formal written defense of something you believe in strongly

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But we knew it was an endeavor we wanted to support and to rally our homeschooling community around,” says Davis Carman, president of Apologia Educational Ministries.
For example, an underlying assumption of the Valenzano and Edwards' chapter is that Romney's apologia was successful in the primaries but failed in the general election.
Faust opened what now reads as essentially an apologia by indignantly citing diverse sources in which Rowlandson was represented as a caricaturist, not least Michael Bryan's contemporaneous Dictionary of Painters and Engravers where he is called 'a celebrated designer and etcher of caricatures and humorous subjects'.
As can be deduced from the Apologia, the prosecution in the case against Apuleius portrayed him as having once been impoverished and hailing from a backwater town (Apol.
This book is an apologia for Wandering Spirit, the warrior who shot an unarmed Indian agent, Thomas Quinn, to death, shot a priest, and set off the Frog Lake massacre of 1885.
An apologia rather is a defense, usually based on detailed explanation, evidence, and argument,
Important for de Jong's interpretation of Louis's public penance at Soissons is the second Apologia of one of the bishops present, the ever-combative Agobard of Lyons, a treatise which de Jong convincingly dates to the months between July and October 833.
SIR - I have read Dr Manon Williams' daily apologia for Charles Windsor during his visit to Wales.
It is an apologia for the truth and the reasonableness of Catholic teaching.
IN his apologia for his part in the miners' strike (The Journal, March 5), Lord Tebbit repeats a claim that "it was the Thatcher Government and myself in particular who had earlier brought Nissan to set up in Sunderland".
In the UK, views on the Arab-Israeli conflict range from irrational and spite-filled Israeli baiting, to a kind of blind apologia for Jerusalem that flies in the face of the facts.
His apologia convincingly states why he should offer an essay in honor of David Johnson, but fails to account for why this essay in particular should be included, given as it is an essay on Egyptian linguistics, having little to do with early Egyptian Christianity.
His is not a simple mood or a simple motive: in the course of his account, what I have called his apologia, he explains his decision in effect to his retainers in such a way as to minimize any sense they might have that he thinks little of them.
Here is mine, humbly offered: "O Historians of the Academy, consider the Mythos, Logos, Ethos, and Apologia essay because your students will likely find it to be one of the most creative and gratifying of their writing assignments, and you just might find that they, not to mention you, will also learn a great deal in the process.
Bullock, in fact, equated Scanlon's apologia "on the same level as when Richard Nixon said, 'I am not a crook' or Bill Clinton said, 'I did not have sex with that woman.