There were of course public polemics against faith in Christ by some public figures. Those needed responding fairly and squarely to as well.
JHN’s Apologia pro vita sua was to explain the way he had lived his life, in response to prominent criticisms.
What type or standard of methods should we use? What areas should our reasoning cover?
Is there a place, sometimes, for the slogan of God’s Real Cafeteria:
“Eat everything on the menu, but not all at once. Keep coming back”?
What aspects of faith should we prioritise to ordinary personal enquirers?
Does this process overlap with evangelising?
Can parishes use Called and Gifted to ready members for their part in the parish’s fivefold ministry (Eph 4)?
Thank you for the article Joe, it contains a wealth of bullet points.