Question: What is the definition of polemics?
Answer: The dictionary defines polemics as follows:
- n. The art or practice of argumentation or controversy.
- n. The practice of theological controversy to refute errors of doctrine.
- n. The art or practice of disputation; controversy; specifically, that branch of theology which is concerned with the history or conduct of ecclesiastical controversy: the word more particularly denotes offensive as distinguished from defensive controversy: opposed to irenics. -Source: Wordnik