Part 3: Do Miracles Require Extraordinary Evidence?

Dr. Robert A. Larmer, PhD

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

This article discusses how one often finds the rationality of belief in miracles dismissed on the basis of the claim that extraordinary events require extraordinary evidence. I examine this claim and find it wanting.

The full-text of this paper is available for FREE by going here (updated 2-17-15).

Links to the web series are available here.

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