APOLOGETICS is concerned with the previous questions of Christianity. It is that important branch of theological inquiry that investigates the great questions that lie at the Christian system's very foundations. At times, it ventures into the very heart of that system and undertakes to unfold its inner reasonableness and sufficiency.
THE APOLOGISTS: Were They Christian Defenders of the Faith?
THE CHRISTIAN APOLOGISTS (150 – 220 A.D.) were churchmen who are today simply referred to as the Apologists. They wrote in defense of Christianity and criticisms of paganism and other aspects of Greco-Roman culture.