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Summary We can distinguish two approaches to the concept of a miracle: First, one can try to define the concept according to the ordinary usage. Secondly, one can try to redefine the concept so that it is more in accordance with what oneself believes or in some other sense better. Texts that investigate the nature of miracles and how they fit into the causal structure of the world are not here but in ‘The possibility of miracles’.
Key works Larmer 1998 contains articles by various authors with various views. Swinburne 1989 contains articles with various positions.
Introductions An encyclopedia article: McGrew 2011; an introduction: Larmer 1988.
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