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Previous research confirms that simply hearing a concept over and over again can make people interpret the familiarity as truth.So what’s the best way to combat untruths?Della Sala says it’s crucial to provide a set of facts that can combat the previous statements without restating the myths, or even mentioning them. “Saying ‘this is wrong’ or ‘this is false’ is not enough.”I don’t believe this is being grappled with—at least sufficiently—in regard to Christian apologetics. (Apologetics is a word used for all efforts to defend the gospel against attack, and to put forward arguments for its truth.)Think about the myths people believe about the Christian faith, such as how science contradicts the Bible, or that the Bible is full of errors, or that Jesus was married and had children. The list is endless.

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