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Coincidentally, while Kerl critiqued the trend in “contemporary anarchism” to espouse post-modern ideas and, in particular, the view that “the working class” is “just another socially constructed identity” with little to no revolutionary agency and potential. In the eighteenth century, several political, ethical and religious currents coalesced into a bellicose anticlericalism. The purpose of apologetics isn’t to win an intellectual argument, but to give non-believers good reasons to embrace the Christian faith.

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