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Defenders of the Faith:  The Apologists Defenders against what? 1. Immoral accusations (simple misunderstandings?) – accusations of incest, cannibalism, murder, and orgies 1. Class prejudice “[We] find [Christians] who work with wool and rags, and cobblers, that is, the least cultured and most ignorant kind. Before the head of the household, they dare not utter a word. But as soon as they can take the children aside or some women who are as ignorant as they are, they speak wonders. . . . If you really wish to know the truth, leave your teachers and your father, and go with the women and the children to the women’s quarters, or to the cobbler’s shop, or the tannery, and you will learn the perfect life. It is thus that these Christians find those who will believe them”—Celsus ( Ag. Cel . 3- 55).
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Defenders of the Faith:  The Apologists
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Defenders of the Faith:  The Apologists Defenders against what? 1.
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