What are the problems created for religious believers through miracles?

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^ that basically explains it all :)
any help would be appreciated, thank you!x

Posted Tue 7th June, 2011 @ 15:42 by Kelly:)

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Basically miracles do not happen to everyone; God only chooses specific people therefore this contradicts the fact that God is omnibenevolent and defeats the fact that are humans are equal. Another problem may be that God's power is questioned and that he is not an omnipotent God because he is not performing miracles on everyone. Science is now developing and science can explain more theories that are thought to be miracles and also there are no witnesses to witness God's miracles.

Hope it helps

Answered Tue 7th June, 2011 @ 17:02 by Parveen Multani
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Muslim scholar Ilyas Ali formed a miracle inconsistent triad stemmed from David Hume's belief, you'll have to imagine the triangle, sorry XD.

                               Miracles happen

Religions claim exclusivity              Miracles happen in all religions

(Say that the miracles prove their 

God only)

So basically, it makes a problem for the believer as they have to tackle the 'fact' that miracles happen for all religions, not just their own. If this happens, are they a true believer in the right God?

John Locke said that miracles don't necessarily mean an act of God, a miracle is a miraculous event. The religious believer assumes this is God. If a boulder was about to crush me, it then stopped in it's tracks, who is to say this was God? God is not the answer when we can't think of another.

Peter Vardy said that if God can write his name in a tomato

(http://www.faithfreedom.org/Articles/sina/tomato.jpg is what we used as an example)

then why can't he cure AIDs or stop war? to quote, "God faces some serious moral questioning."

if I think of some more that we learnt, I'll post them later.

and hello kelly (again) XD

Answered Tue 7th June, 2011 @ 20:31 by Melissa Jackson
Edited by Melissa Jackson on Tue 7th June, 2011 @ 20:32
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they could be faked or misunderstood.

Less people may believe or have faith in god because of suffering and disasters because in the bible it says we are his children and he loves us all equally.

Not all miracles are real and do not prove that god exists for example the milk drinking statue could have been a rock that absorbs liquid, people also see miracles as different things and the majority are explained by science i personally think that miracles create false hope for religious believers.

hope this helps

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Answered Tue 7th June, 2011 @ 19:33 by samantha
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It's the only subject I have a passion for XD

Answered Tue 7th June, 2011 @ 22:41 by Melissa Jackson
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Thanks guys! That's all really helpful :)
Hi again Melissa :P RE looks to be your strong point ;) **

Answered Tue 7th June, 2011 @ 21:29 by Kelly:)