Miracles

What do miracles in the Old Testament demonstrate?
They demonstrate God's glory in how he brings around punishment and reward
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Miracles are divided into what 3 sections?
Healings, exorcisms and nature miracles
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What 3 things does Hume use to argue against miracles?
Different traditions, insufficient evidence, human testimony
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What does Maurice Wiles believe?
He rejects miracles on moral grounds
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What two ways are cited to defend miracles?
Defending them as symbolic stories and defending literal belief in miracles
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Who are the 4 people that response to Hume's thinking?
Flew, Lewis, Swinburne, Polkinghorne
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How is God described by Wiles?
Arbitrary and partisan
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