ad hominem 1: appealing to a person's feelings or prejudices rather than his
intellect 2: marked by an attack on an opponent's character rather than by an
answer to his contentions.
This term refers specifically to those who actively fight against the LDS Church,
even to the point of making a living by their activities or of persecution of the
Church and/or its members because of their beliefs.
1: systematic argumentative discourse in
defense (as of a doctrine) 2: a branch of theology devoted to the defense of the divine origin
and authority of Christianity.
one obstinately or
intolerantly devoted to his own opinions or prejudices.
1a : one who professes belief in the teachings of Jesus Christ b : (one):
disciple (two): a member of one of the Churches of Christ separating from the
Churches of Christ in 1906 (three): a member of the Christian denomination
having part in the union of the United Church of Christ concluded in 1961 2:
the hero in Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress
formal religious veneration: worship 2: a system of religious beliefs and ritual; also
: its body of adherents 3: a religion regarded as unorthodox or spurious: also:
its body of adherents 4: a system for the cure of disease based on dogma set forth by its
promulgator 5a: great devotion to a person, idea, or thing: esp: such
devotion regarded as a literary or intellectual fad b: a usu. small circle of
persons united by devotion or allegiance to an artistic or intellectual movement
or figure -- cultic.
Scholar 1: one who
attends a school or studies under a teacher : Pupil 2a: one who has done
advanced study in a special field b: a learned person 3: a holder of