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Part 1: Miracles and the Laws of Nature

by Robert A. Larmer

In this web series of articles, I develop some reflection and argument related to my recent book, The Legitimacy of Miracle (Lexington, 2013).

In this first part, a definition of miracle is developed and the claim that miracles, in the strong sense of supernatural intervention in nature, implies violation of the laws of nature is rejected on the basis that such intervention can occur not by violating the laws of nature but by altering the material conditions to which the laws apply.

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