apologist


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

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If the refined heroics of the court must be carefully separated from certain problematic forms of heroism to which the king and his church apologists nonetheless have debts, Action is compelled by Imposture further to differentiate himself from the puritan's impoverished doctrine and discipline.
In each chapter, Nasrallah links a given apologist, a non-Christian writer and a building or work of art together in order to explore an aspect of the debates mentioned above.
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.
I AM not an apologist, nor do I want to preach that this, extremely funny guy is new wave, modern or edgy - although I think he is all three.
This short book, dedicated to the famous apologist, Francis Schaeffer, contains endnotes, a short bibliography in chapter five, scripture index, and subject index.
As a self-proclaimed "evangelical liberal," Fosdick saw himself as an apologist working to make Christianity palpable to individuals living in a modern world.
Introducing the reader to an understanding of Narnia from the perspective of Lewis, as well as the untold tale of the famed professor, scholar and Christian apologist, Narnia: C.
He uses remarkable and timely insights from both the apostle Paul and the apologist Luther and breathes new life into classic terms like atonement and the doctrine of justification by grace through faith.
The Apologist by Jay Rayner (Atlantic paperback, pounds 7.
My friend Clement Crisp, an apologist for Makarova in the Covent Garden program book, suggests that "the 'original' 1890 text and design did not take fully into account those inevitable developments in training and technique that have supervened after a century.
The achievement of Venetian art needs no apologist, though Rosand writes very well about it.
But we are our company's conscience--the apologist for stakeholders who do not have a voice and the sober second thought.
From the formidable, witty, quintessentially aristocratic Marquise du Deffand, the unconventional and independent Dutch-born Madame de Charriere, the passionately revolutionary Manon Roland, the peaceful Madame de Remusat, on to the women who defied society's anathema against women writers and righters in the 19th century, Germaine de Stael, George Sand, and the suffragette Hubertine Auclert, and, in a stark contrast, Colette, the apologist of sensual pleasures, opposed to the self-sacrificial social and political activist Simone Weil, and, finally, the acclaimed feminist theorist Simone de Beauvoir, Ozouf produces a rich array of characters, personalities and lives in which to track ways in which French women experienced, conceptualized, and problematized femininity over the centuries.
Because he may need help with this issue, I will allow him an assistant from the World Gold Council or some other apologist for the Gold Cartel.
I'VE never been an apologist for the excesses of Gavin Henson (above), but I can't help feeling a bit sorry for him.