The Science Of Miracles: Investigating The Incredible

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 claimsIs 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" (fromThe 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 charged w...
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Title:The Science Of Miracles: Investigating The Incredible
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:450 pages, 1 X 1 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:450 pages, 1 X 1 X 1 in
Published:May 7, 2013
Publisher:Prometheus
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781616147419

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