Donut Apologetics endeavours to democratize Christian Apologetics, transcending the confines of academia and reaching individuals across diverse social and intellectual spectrums. It therefore strives to dismantle the perceived elitism associated with defending the Christian faith, making it accessible and understandable for the layperson.
In alignment with Tertullian’s observation, the blog challenges the notion that the divine doctrine’s origins in Judæa rather than Greece impede its proclamation.
The fault, I suppose, of the divine doctrine lies in its springing from Judæa rather than from Greece. Christ made a mistake, too, in sending forth fishermen to preach, rather than the sophist. 1ANF03. Latin Christianity: Its Founder, Tertullian by Schaff, Philip. A Treatise on the Soul, Chapter 3, p. 184 available at https://ccel.org/ccel/schaff/anf03/Page_184.htmlTertullian
Acknowledging the unconventional choice of fishermen as messengers, the blog embraces a departure from the Aristotelian tradition. Far from engaging in mere logical exercises, the essence of Apologetics, as expounded in 1 Peter 3:15, lies in providing reasons for one’s hope with meekness and fear.
This blog goes beyond theoretical discussions and academic excersizes, intending to spark practical and down-to-earth conversations that recognize the pressing need to address current challenges faced by Christianity in the public arena. By engaging at the grass roots level, the blog endeavours to counteract the decline of Christianity’s influence, nurturing conviction and coherence amidst global challenges such as apostasy and persecution.
- 1ANF03. Latin Christianity: Its Founder, Tertullian by Schaff, Philip. A Treatise on the Soul, Chapter 3, p. 184 available at https://ccel.org/ccel/schaff/anf03/Page_184.html