Miracles as Violations of Laws of Nature

In Faith, Freedom, and Rationality: Philosophy of Religion Today. Rowman & Littlefield (1996)
Some philosophers have argued that miracles cannot occur because it is impossible for an event to violate a law of nature. This paper examines three attempts (by W.L. Rowe, N. Smart, and R. Swinburne) to refute this argument. It concludes that none of them is successful if one wants to use the law-violating character of alleged miracles as evidence for God’s existence and nature
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