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Mormonism and apologetics/"ad hominem"
What is "ad hominem"?
1. appealing to feelings or prejudices rather than intellect.
2. marked by or being an attack on an opponent's character rather than by an answer to the contentions made.
—Merriam Webster. off-site
What is "ad hominem" and how it it employed?
Summary: Critics of Latter-day Saint apologists often accuse apologists of executing "ad hominem" attacks on those with whom they disagree. What is "ad hominem"? How is "ad hominem" employed?
Summary: John Dehlin attempts to dismiss Rosalynde Welch because her father-in-law is Jack Welch, founder of FARMS.