Miracles, evidence, evil, and God: A twenty-year debate

Dialogue 45 (2):355-366 (2006)
This paper is the latest in a debate with Robert Larmer as to whether the occurrence of a miracle would provide evidence for the existence of God or against the existence of God. Whereas Larmer’s view is categorical (miracles occur and are evidence for the existence of God), mine is hypothetical (if the events typically described as miracles were to occur -- although I do not believe they do -- they would be evidence against the existence of God). The reason is that miracles, if they were to occur, would be ontic, epistemic, and moral evils
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DOI 10.1017/S0012217300000639
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Robert A. Larmer (1998). Questions of Miracle. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 43 (3):189 - 190.

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