Reported Miracles: A Critique of Hume

April 21, 1994|
Reported Miracles: A Critique of Hume by J. Houston
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Hume argued that no reasonable person should believe the report of miracles as exceptions to nature''s usual course. Many religiously skeptical philosophers agree with him, while some theologians have offered other reasons why those who are believers in God should also refuse to accept accounts of miracles as accurate reportage. Taking the opposite stance, Houston argues that miracle stories may contribute toward the reasonableness of belief in God, and, appropriately attested, may be accepted by believers in God. To bolster his case he examines historically and intellectually significant writings about the miraculous.
Title:Reported Miracles: A Critique of Hume
Product dimensions:280 pages, 8.5 X 5.51 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:280 pages, 8.5 X 5.51 X 0.75 in
Published:April 21, 1994
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780521415491

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