Re: [asa] Dowd, Miracles, and ID-TE/ASA-List Relations

From: wjp <>
Date: Mon Apr 27 2009 - 08:10:55 EDT


You say:

I think what I do have a problem
> with is the taking at face value all of the miracles recorded in the
> Bible. This is not because I don't believe in miracles but that I have
> come to realize that the nature of revelation through the Bible is
> different than previously expected. As a result some recorded miracles may
> contain embellishments that make the miracles seem larger than what really
> happened, i.e. Joshua's long day. So from that perspective, the
> non-comittal nature of TE's responses to miracles should not be confused
> with a doubt about God's propensity for miracles, but that the record we
> have of them needs to be examined carefully to establish which are
> actually historical and which aren't.

What criteria do you or others use to ascertain which supposed miracles
"are actually historical and which aren't"?

bill powers

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