Miracles Quotes

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Aquinas
'things that are done occasionally by divine power outside of the usual established order of events are commonly called miracles'
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Richard Swinburne
'if there is a god, one might well expect him to make his presence known to man, not merely through the overall pattern of the universe in which he placed them but by dealing more intimately and personally with them'
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John Locke
'miracles must testify to truths relating to the glory of God'
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Rudolph Bultmann
'it is impossible to use electric light... and at the same time believe in the New Testament world of demons and spirits'
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Ward in response to Hume
Hume's view is a 'totally unworkable definition'
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Ward
'a miracle is something that doesnt obey a general law of nature'
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Hume
to be able to trust accounts of miracles, testimonies must be 'of such unquestioned good sense, education and learning as to secure against us all delusion in themselves'
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Peter Vardy
A god who intervenes at Lourdes but not Auschwitz faces 'hard moral questioning'
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Maurice Wiles
'it seems strange that no miraculous intervention prevented Auschwitz'
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Atkins
'everything in the world can be explained in terms of physical science'
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'if there is a god, one might well expect him to make his presence known to man, not merely through the overall pattern of the universe in which he placed them but by dealing more intimately and personally with them'

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Richard Swinburne

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'miracles must testify to truths relating to the glory of God'

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'it is impossible to use electric light... and at the same time believe in the New Testament world of demons and spirits'

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Hume's view is a 'totally unworkable definition'

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