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What is a Miracle?

Summary: Discusses what is meant by the term miracle. Argues that evidence against miracles is stronger than that in support of them. Provides a Christian perspective to the discussion.
(a) What is meant by the term miracle? (4 marks)

A miracle can be defined as, `a transgression of a law of nature by a particular violation of a deity," Hume. It describes supernatural events, which defy the universal laws of nature. This could be a man rising from the ground against the law of gravity. J.L. Mackie has a similar point of view and suggests that miracles occur when the world is interfered with, by something that is not of natural order. Some doctors have said that a particular event would not be a miracle, unless the impossible has taken place. I would agree with the doctors' point of view, that if a man was terminally ill and then suddenly 100% healthy the next day when he woke up from his sleep, and that would surely be a miracle.

The term miracle usually refers to an event with...

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