Signs of God: Miracles and Their Interpretation

Signs of God: Miracles and Their Interpretation

by Mark Corner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754640299

ISBN-13: 9780754640295

Pub. Date: 09/01/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

One of Corner's (Charles U., Czech Republic) goals is to challenge the view that the 21st century is less credulous than the first, or less likely to believe in miracles, not to mention less likely to be unkind to someone like Jesus of Nazareth. Examining in turn philosophical, historical, and non-Christian and contemporary perspectives of miracles, he explore such

Overview

One of Corner's (Charles U., Czech Republic) goals is to challenge the view that the 21st century is less credulous than the first, or less likely to believe in miracles, not to mention less likely to be unkind to someone like Jesus of Nazareth. Examining in turn philosophical, historical, and non-Christian and contemporary perspectives of miracles, he explore such topics as what a miracle is, Hume, acts of God, modern science, the problem of evil, miracles after Jesus, miracles after the Reformation, the miracle of resurrection, the nature of God, non-Christian religions, and the modern world. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754640295
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Pages:
227
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Part I: Miracles in Philosphical Perspective: What is a miracle?; Hume and miracles; Miracles and acts of God; Miracles and modern science; Miracles and the problem of evil; Part II: Miracles in Historical Perspective: The miracles of Jesus; Miracles after Jesus; Miracles after the Reformation; Christianity and the miracle of resurrection; Jesus' resurrection and the nature of God; Part III: Miracles in a Non-Christian and Contemporary Perspective: Miracles in non-Christian religions; Miracles in the modern world; Summary and conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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