Doesn’t Science Rule Out Miracles?

Throughout his book, Luke describes a series of miracles Jesus performed. He heals a man with leprosy and tells a paralyzed man to, ‘get up and walk.’

Jesus tells some hard-nosed fishermen to throw their nets overboard and they catch so many fish that their boat almost sinks and Luke’s book dramatically ends with the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. Ard Louis, Research Fellow at Oxford University, argues that an unquestioning bias against miracles may not arise from science itself, but rather stems from background beliefs that you may hold. What do you believe?

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How can an all powerful and loving God allow people to suffer?

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Aren't Christians arrogant to believe that Jesus is the only way to God?

Can miracles happen?

Going through ‘Uncover’ brought up questions about who Jesus really is

Isn't Christianity like believing in the tooth fairy?

Evidence A: Does Jesus make you angry?

Did David Hume dispose of miracles?

Evidence B: Jesus wants you to be like the prostitute

Was the Resurrection a miracle?

Objections to the Resurrection

I was questioning the legitimacy of certain stories in the Bible.

Who is good enough to get into heaven?

Is Jesus historically credible?

Luke wrote his book to tell his friend Theophilus about Jesus (Luke 1:1-4)

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Evidence C: A tale of two sons

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Does having faith mean believing impossible things?

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Evidence D: Look who’s coming to dinner

Doesn't faith contradict reason?

Delving into the problem of evil

Is living a good life enough?

Evidence E: The crucifixion

Did the resurrection really happen in history?

I realised God cares for me

Chapter 9

Isn't religion determined by where you grow up in the world?

Chapter 10