46. God and Miracle in an Age of Science

  1. J. B. Stump1 and
  2. Alan G. Padgett2
  1. Alan G. Padgett

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241455.ch46

The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity

The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity

How to Cite

Padgett, A. G. (2012) God and Miracle in an Age of Science, in The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity (eds J. B. Stump and A. G. Padgett), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118241455.ch46

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Bethel College, Indiana, USA

  2. 2

    Luther Seminary in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

Author Information

  1. Luther Seminary in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444335712

Online ISBN: 9781118241455

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Keywords:

  • God and miracle, in an Age of Science;
  • miracles, in the light of modern science;
  • miracles, a theological definition;
  • genuine or true miracles, and false ones;
  • violation and intervention, violation of law, theological and rhetorical;
  • physically impossible and SEE;
  • miracles, science, and order of nature;
  • SEE, violation of the laws of science;
  • Enlightenment, worries over belief in true miracles

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Miracles: A Theological Definition

  • Violation and Intervention: A Critique of Metaphors

  • Physically Impossible and SEE: Definition

  • Miracles, Science, and the Order of Nature

  • Conclusions

  • Notes

  • References

  • Further Reading