The Science Of Miracles: Investigating The Incredible

byJoe Nickell

Paperback | May 7, 2013

The Science Of Miracles: Investigating The Incredible by Joe Nickell
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An entertaining, comprehensive, and science-based study of miracle claims Is the Shroud of Turin really the burial cloth of Jesus, produced by a miraculous burst of radiant energy at the moment of Resurrection? What happens at faith-healing services to provide apparently miraculous cures? Steering between the twin pillars of belief and disbelief, experienced paranormal investigator Joe Nickell examines these claims and more. Relying on his forty-plus years of experience in tracking down the solutions to mysteries, Nickell uses on-site examinations, lab experiments, and other detective methods to uncover the facts behind the most incredible claims. He evaluates the evidence in six major categories of miracle claims: miraculous images (such as "weeping" icons); magical relics (like the Shroud of Turin and the Holy Grail); miracle healings (at Lourdes or at the hands of healers like Benny Hinn); visionary experiences (including near-death experiences); saintly powers (such as stigmata); and "the devil's work" (such as demonic possession). Conveying the sense of adventure surrounding the investigation of any mystery, this is both entertaining reading and a comprehensive, science-based study of miracle claims.
Joe Nickell (Amherst, NY) has been called "the modern Sherlock Holmes" and "the real-life Scully" (from The X Files). Since 1995 he has been the world's only full-time, professional, science-based paranormal investigator. His careful, often-innovative investigations have won him international respect in a field char...
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Title:The Science Of Miracles: Investigating The IncredibleFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:450 pages, 9.01 X 6.01 X 1.17 inShipping dimensions:450 pages, 9.01 X 6.01 X 1.17 inPublished:May 7, 2013Publisher:PrometheusLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1616147415

ISBN - 13:9781616147419

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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