Criticisms of miracles as violations of natural law

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  • Arguments against miracles as violations of natural law
    • Why would he help some and not others?
      • Not worthy of worship
      • Wiles
        • 9/11
          • Not worthy of worship
      • Qualities
        • Not omni-potent
        • Not all-loving
        • Not all-knowing
    • Challenges order
      • Aquinas and Paley use order as basis for God
      • If natural laws are being broken how ordered is the world?
      • If the world was ordered, surely God wouldn't need to intervene
    • Deistic God
      • God cannot intervene if the universe is dependent on him as he is continuously involved in the world
      • Miracles as violations suggests a God who was not previously present


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