Miracles and the Modern Religious Imagination

Robert Bruce Mullin

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Miracles and the Modern Religious Imagination

Miracles and the Modern Religious Imagination By Robert Bruce Mullin Miracles and the Modern Religious Imagination According to surveys most Americans today believe in miracles For many others however a belief in miracles seems incompatible with a modern world view Why does interest in miracles persist even in

  • Title: Miracles and the Modern Religious Imagination
  • Author: Robert Bruce Mullin
  • ISBN: 9780300105322
  • Page: 108
  • Format: Paperback
  • Miracles and the Modern Religious Imagination By Robert Bruce Mullin According to surveys, most Americans today believe in miracles For many others, however, a belief in miracles seems incompatible with a modern world view Why does interest in miracles persist even in a secular era Why are miracles such a controversial part of Western religious thinking In this fascinating book, Robert Bruce Mullin traces the debate about miracles fromAccording to surveys, most Americans today believe in miracles For many others, however, a belief in miracles seems incompatible with a modern world view Why does interest in miracles persist even in a secular era Why are miracles such a controversial part of Western religious thinking In this fascinating book, Robert Bruce Mullin traces the debate about miracles from the Reformation to the twentieth century, focusing particularly on the years from 1860 to 1930 He examines the way preachers, faith healers, psychic researchers, scientists, historians, philosophers, and literary figures have grappled with issues of the miraculous.Before the mid 1800s, the author contends, Catholics had defended post Biblical miracles, while Protestants insisted true miracles were limited to the Biblical era By the end of the nineteenth century, however, the Protestant position had largely collapsed, and two opposing views emerged in its wake Some Protestants wished to jettison all miracles even those recorded in the Bible Others took a new interest in modern miracles, believing that the presence of miracles could help ground contemporary religious faith This transformation in attitudes toward miracles not only changed the Anglo American religious landscape and created a new focus of debate, Mullin says, it also opened up a new basis for accord between Protestants and Catholics.
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    1. Samuel Brown on said:

      An excellent, readable, erudite treatment of the twilight of cessationism Highly recommended.

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