The art or training of argumentation or controversy.
The practice of theological debate to refute mistakes of doctrine.
The art or rehearse of earning arguments or controversies
The refutation of mistakes in theological doctrine
Plural form of polemic.
The art or training of disputation or debate, especially on spiritual subjects; that part of theological research which concerns the history or conduct of ecclesiastical debate.
The art or training of disputation; controversy; particularly, that branch of theology which is worried about the history or conduct of ecclesiastical debate: the term much more particularly denotes unpleasant as distinguished from defensive controversy: in opposition to irenics.
the part of Christian theology devoted to the refutation of mistakes