Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A chief apostle.

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Examples

  • Leave aside the question of where that extra-terrestrial intelligence had itself come from, is it not remarkable that the arch-apostle of reason finds the concept of God more unlikely as an explanation of the universe than the existence and plenipotentiary power of extra-terrestrial little green men?

    The Truth Delusion of Richard Dawkins

  • Here was the arch-apostle of atheism, whose whole case is based on the assertion that believing in a creator of the universe is no different from believing in fairies at the bottom of the garden, saying that a serious case can be made for the idea that the universe was brought into being by some kind of purposeful force.

    The Truth Delusion of Richard Dawkins

  • The most famous atheist in the world, biologist Professor Richard Dawkins, poses as the arch-apostle of reason, a scientist who stands for empirical truth in opposition to obscurantism and lies.

    Melanie Phillips lays into Richard Dawkins « Anglican Samizdat

  • So when Thomas Aquinas says "God does not exist" (Summa, section 1, question 2, article 3) and gives reasons for this position, before proceeding to argue against it, is that a "most startling admission" by "the arch-apostle of theism"?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Fiske himself, though Mr. Fiske, as the arch-apostle of Darwinism, had arrived at nearly the same point by such a very different road.

    Cambridge Neighbors (from Literary Friends and Acquaintance)

  • _] Dare to preach your gospel to me _now_, you arch-apostle of quackery and self-advertisement!

    The Big Drum A Comedy in Four Acts

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