The science that aims to explain and justify religious doctrine. It shows the reasonableness of such doctrine in the face of the objections offered by those who refuse to accept any religion, especially the Catholic faith.
In any apologetic work, the emphasis is on winning over our friend’s mind. But there is also his heart. The glory and joy of Holy Mother Church is what wins hearts. Every true apologetic highlights Rabbi Yeshua’s glory and joy.
“Always be prepared to make a defense to any one who calls you to account for the hope that is in you, yet do it with gentleness and reverence” 1 Pet 3:15.