Theology | Evaluating a body of facts isn’t as easy as it seems
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 2/25/21, 08:39 am
I’ve been thinking about evidence. We used to know what evidence was. Our only question was whether the man bringing his case possessed sufficient amounts of it. We would know it if we saw it. We would be able to say “guilty” or “not guilty.”
I looked up a definition: “the available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid.”
To read that, you would think everybody sees that “body of facts or information” the same way. Not so. What one person calls evidence another calls malarkey.