Fundamental theology

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Fundamental theology is a branch of Catholic theology which seeks to establish the fact that God has made a supernatural revelation and established the Catholic Church as its divinely authorized custodian and interpreter.[1]

Unlike apologetics, fundamental theology does not directly work towards evangelization, but rather towards the analysis of where and by what means God brings human beings to assent to his Word.[2]

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  2. ^ Dulles, SJ, Avery (May 2004). "The Rebirth of Apologetics". First Things.