Christian apologetics
Christian apologetics (Greek: ἀπολογία, "verbal defence, speech in defence") is a field of Christian theology which attempts to present a rational basis for the Christian faith, defending the fait...
Isaac of Troki
Isaac ben Abraham of Troki, Karaite scholar and polemical writer (b. Trakai, Grand Duchy of Lithuania, c. 1533; d. Trakai, c. 1594 (or eight years earlier for both dates, according to Jacob Mann’s hyp...
Frank Stagg (theologian)
Frank Stagg, PhD, (1911-2001) was a Southern Baptist theologian, seminary professor, author, and pastor over a 50-year ministry career. He taught New Testament interpretation and Greek at New Orleans ...
Thomas Aquinas
Thomas Aquinas, OP (/əˈkwaɪnəs/; 1225 – 7 March 1274), also Thomas of Aquin or Aquino, was an Italian Dominican friar and Catholic priest who was an immensely influential philosopher and theologian in...
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Patrick Madrid
Patrick Madrid (born 1960), is an American Catholic author, radio host, apologist, the host of several EWTN television and radio series, and was the publisher of Envoy Magazine.He is the author of 16 ...
Scott Hahn
Scott Hahn K.H.S. (born October 28, 1957) is a Catholic theologian, contemporary author, consultant, professor, and Christian apologist. A former Presbyterian who converted to Catholicism, Hahn's acad...
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Hayyim ben Judah ibn Musa
Hayyim ben Judah ibn Musa (Béjar, near Salamanca 1380-1460) was a Jewish physician, chemist, astronomer, and apologist who contended with Nicholas de Lyra. His main work is Magen va-Romah (Shield and ...
V. Neil Wyrick
Victor Neil Wyrick, Jr. (born September 23, 1928 in Norfolk, Virginia) was a minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA), and is perhaps best known for the annual Easter pageant held in Miami's Orange B...
Menasseh Ben Israel
Manoel Dias Soeiro (1604 – November 20, 1657), better known by his Hebrew name Menasseh ben Israel (מנשה בן ישראל), also, Menasheh ben Yossef ben Yisrael, also known with the Hebrew acronym, MB"Y...
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Judah Halevi
Judah Halevi (also Yehuda Halevi or ha-Levi; Hebrew: יהודה הלוי; Arabic: يهوذا اللاوي; c. 1075 – 1141) was a Spanish Jewish physician, poet and philosopher. He was born in Spain, either in Toledo or T...
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Lee Strobel
Lee Patrick Strobel (born January 25, 1952) is an American Christian author, journalist, apologist and pastor. He has written several books, including four which received ECPA Christian Book Awards (1...
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Greg Koukl
Gregory Koukl (born June 10, 1950) is a Christian apologist, radio talk show host, author, speaker, and the founder of the Christian apologetics organization Stand To Reason.
Koukl received a M.A....
Christian polemics and apologetics in the Middle Ages
Christian polemics and apologetics in Europe during the Middle Ages were primarily directed inwards, either against "heretics," such as the Cathars, or between Roman Catholic and Byzantine Christianit...
Paulo Romeiro
Paulo Rodrigues Romeiro is a Brazilian Christian apologist and pastor. Formerly the president of the Instituto Cristão de Pesquisas (also known as ICP or CRI Brazil), he is the chairman of the Agência...
Carl F. H. Henry
Carl Ferdinand Howard Henry (January 22, 1913 – December 7, 2003) was an American evangelical Christian theologian who served as the first editor-in-chief of the magazine Christianity Today, which was...
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Ben F. Meyer
Ben Meyer (1927–1995) studied with the Jesuits, his studies taking him to California, Strasbourg, Göttingen, and Rome, where he received his doctorate from the Universita Gregoriana in 1965. He taught...
Johann Heinrich Jung
Johann Heinrich Jung (12 September 1740, Grund – 2 April 1817, Karlsruhe), best known by his assumed name of Heinrich Stilling, was a German author.
He was born in the village of Grund (now part o...
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Michael Dubruiel
Michael Dubruiel (November 16, 1958 – February 3, 2009) was a Roman Catholic author and speaker. Born in Keene, New Hampshire, Dubruiel served for four years in the U.S. Army before studying for a BA ...
William Edgar (apologist)
William "Bill" Edgar (born 1944 in Wilmington, North Carolina) is an American apologist and professor at Westminster Theological Seminary. He has been called by Charles Colson “one of evangelicalism’s...
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August Theodor Arvidson
August Theodor Arvidson (born October 13, 1883) was a bishop of The Methodist Church in Sweden.Arvidson was born in Järpas, Sweden to Lutheran parents. He was converted to Methodism in his youth and j...
Profiat Duran
Profiat Duran (c. 1350 – c. 1415) (Hebrew: פרופייט דוראן), full Hebrew name Isaac ben Moses ha-Levi; was a physician, philosopher, grammarian, and controversialist in the 14th century. He was la...
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Mal Couch
Malcom Ollie "Mal" Couch, Jr. (July 12, 1938, Dallas, Texas, USA – February 12, 2013) was the founder and first president of the Tyndale Theological Seminary. He was also an author of many books and w...
Vincent McNabb
Vincent McNabb, O.P. (8 July 1868 – 17 June 1943) was an Irish scholar and priest, based in London, active in evangelisation and apologetics.
McNabb was born in Portaferry, County Down, Irela...
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Philo
Philo of Alexandria (/ˈfaɪloʊ/; Greek: Φίλων, Philōn; c. 25 BCE – c. 50 CE), also called Philo Judaeus, was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher who lived in Alexandria, in the Roman province of Egypt.Phi...
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Howard Hyde Russell
Howard Hyde Russell (1855–1946) was the founder of the Anti-Saloon League.Following a religious conversion, he gave up the practice of law to become a minister. In 1893, he organized the Ohio Anti-Sa...
Second Apology of Justin Martyr
The Second Apology is supposed to have been written as a supplement to the First Apology of Justin Martyr, on account of certain proceedings which had in the mean time taken place in Rome before Lolli...
Yom-Tov Lipmann-Muhlhausen
Yom-Tov Lipmann ben Solomon Muhlhausen (Hebrew: יום טוב ליפמן מילהאוזן) (Yom-Tov was his religious given name, Lipmann was his secular given name, one of the traditional Ashkenazic vernacular equivale...
Anis Shorrosh
Anis Shorrosh is a Palestinian Evangelical Christian, who has published many books and has debated with the late Ahmad Deedat.Shorrosh served as pastor and evangelist in the Middle East from 1959-1966...