Reason and rhetoric didn’t work in defense against Nero and it makes no headway with the neo-Neros of today. Standing unapologizingly firm in the faith against all odds is what’s needed — immovable and unwavering.
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Christianity has been successfully attacked and marginalized… because those who professed belief were unable to defend the faith from attack, even though its attackers’ arguments were deeply flawed.
~ William Wilberforce, Real Christianity