Webster's defines an apologist by the following:
apol - o - gist
one who speaks or writes in defense of someone or something
A person who argues in defense or justification of something, such as a doctrine, policy, or institution.
Wikipedia has an apologist as:
Apologists are authors, writers, editors of scientific logs or academic journals, and leaders known for taking on the points in arguments, conflicts or positions that are either placed under popular scrutinies or viewed under persecutory examinations. The term comes from the Greek word apologia, meaning a speaking in defense.
The term Apologist applies especially to early Christian writers (c 120-220) who took on the task of recommending their faith to outsiders.
What is an Apologist?:
One who wants to make the world a better place. For we do not live in a perfect world, and we understand and recognize this. As we travel through the journey of life we will, through our faults whether intentional or not, hurt others. We will though undo the hurt by our actions through apology. We will change the course of the future through apology, while living in the present, and making a difference from the past.
To become an Apologist one must do the following:
One must be familiar with the process of the apology. We have all apologized at one time or another in our lives. This being stated; we are familiar with the process of the apology. But what we may not realize, may be how the process of the apology funtions in order to be effective.
There are four imperative steps to becoming an official apologist.
A successful apology is one that includes the four steps. Any one of the steps may be more emphasized than the other, but all must be included.
What are you waiting for? Become an Apologist today!