Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver wrote the book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A year of Food Life. The book is a nonfiction narrative that opens the reader’s eyes to see an old truth in many different ways. As Kingsolver states, they say that all stories begin with the two following phrases: “A stranger came to the town” […]

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The Term ‘Miracle’

Ai) Explain The Term ‘Miracle’ So that the term miracle can be understood and explained as accurately as possible I have looked up the meaning in various places which are shown below with the meaning: * ‘Luke- A Gospel for Today’ by Linda Smith and William Raeper. ‘ Years ago people did not understand the […]

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A miracle can be explained in many ways and has evolved as an idea throughout the ages, many have tried to define it but often there are weak points that can be picked up on. However there are some essential facts for example a miracle is an event that cannot be explained by natural laws […]

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Miracles do not happen today

The usual definition of a miracle is, ‘An event which seems to break a natural law and for which the only explanation is God’. In this essay I want to argue that although miraculous events occur, there are problems in defining them solely as events which break a ‘natural law’ and for which ‘the only […]

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The different theistic views concerning miracles

There are a wealth of different views regarding miracles even within theist circles. This is largely because the term ‘miracle’ is multifaceted, as it means different things to different people. For example, St Augustine said that a miracle is, “An event we cannot forecast or expect with our present understanding of nature,” whereas Aquinas defines […]

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Miracles provide great hope for a hurting world

Miracles can provide great hope for a hurting world because they can be a last resort when all else fails. If someone has been diagnosed with terminal cancer and doctors have given up on them, the hope for a miracle can be the only thing that keeps them from total despair. When nature seems insufferably […]

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No definition of a miracle is adequate

Many philosophers have attempted to define what exactly constitutes a miracle in a number of ways outlining definitions which contain the criteria for what phenomena can be counted as miraculous. Whether a definition is adequate seems highly subjective but will likely be one that is acceptable by non-Christians as well as Christians who in all […]

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