Miracles

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  • Miracles
    • Tillich
      • Contingency- signs
        • G's characteristics- mystery of being
    • Wiles
      • Sustain
        • Miracles have to be infrequent to not be meaningless
          • Pattern- strange
        • Single creative act
      • Critics
        • Christian tradition
          • providence
    • RF Holland
      • given RS
    • Polkinghorne
      • Unexpected ways
    • Hawking
      • Simple
      • Dawkins- psychological
  • Sings of God acting in the world
    • Miracles
      • Tillich
        • Contingency- signs
          • G's characteristics- mystery of being
      • Wiles
        • Sustain
          • Miracles have to be infrequent to not be meaningless
            • Pattern- strange
          • Single creative act
        • Critics
          • Christian tradition
            • providence
      • RF Holland
        • given RS
      • Polkinghorne
        • Unexpected ways
      • Hawking
        • Simple
        • Dawkins- psychological
    • Christians- Jesus- biggest miracle
    • Event caused by God
    • Splitting of sea
    • Criticsms
  • David Hume- against
    • 1. Lack of probability
      • low chance- illogical
        • Lack of evidence-
    • 'Violation' of the laws of nature
    • 2. practical
      • lack of convincing testimony
        • Don't happen to educated people- gossiping- ignorance
    • Different religions
    • Inductive problem
      • lofn can't account for a miracle
  • Aquinas- 'divine cause'
    • Sings of God acting in the world
      • Christians- Jesus- biggest miracle
      • Event caused by God
      • Splitting of sea
      • Criticsms
  • Arbitrary= where's he now?
    • Swinburne
      • Nl- corrigible and generalisations -
        • Probalistic
    • Revelatory of G
      • Person knows its from G
      • Criticisms
        • Reaction of mind

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