Biblical Evidence: Logical Approaches to Objectivity
Against the backdrop of historical examples, this text helps readers use the best information at hand to make the best possible conclusions. Whether Christian or pagan, politically liberal or conservative, and regardless of ethnic and cultural profiles, we bring different perspectives to the search for truth. Logical approaches to objectivity should be common ground for scholars of all stripes, minimizing biases and where possible, neutralizing them.
This book helps one utilize the corroboration of reliable sources in establishing meaningful dialogue about the past. Important concepts covered include source reliability, authenticity and historical accuracy, as well as insights into the trends of Postmodernism, Relativism, and Sensationalism. Other challenges to empirical studies include the use of folly and evidential fabrication, and the important emergence in the Wiki environment of the democratization of knowledge.