The English word "apology" is derived from the Greek word Apologia, which meaning "to give a defense." So, Christian
apologetics is the science of defending the Christian faith. Although it is derived from the same word as the English noun
"apology" and adjective "apologetic," it has a quite distinct connotation. An apologia in ancient Greek alluded to a legal defense
of oneself, comparable to the speech a modern-day defense lawyer could give on behalf of their client.
As a result, while the word apologia has roots in ancient Greek culture, the art and science of apologetics as we know it
today may be as old as man. In the face of an increasingly secular society, a new answer to the Bible's adversaries is required.
The purpose of this Paper is to equip Christians to "confront the Bible's critics and respond to all of the major challenges to
the inspiration and authority of Scripture."
This Christian Apologetics Paper is a comprehensive resource designed to empower and excite believers by offering facts to
defend and explain their faith. This paper examines nearly every key issue, person, and concept related to Christian apologetics,
clearly explaining various philosophical systems and concepts, examining contemporary issues and challenges, and providing
classic apologetic arguments, all with the goal of providing readers with the background to discuss their Christian faith with
skeptics intelligently, confidently, and persuasively.