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?

Can we believe the Bible's account of the Resurrection?

Does archaeology confirm the New Testament?

Can miracles happen?

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Did David Hume dispose of miracles?

Can I have meaning in life without God?

Chapter 3

What do you think heaven is like?

Was the Resurrection a miracle?

Christianity was a bit like Father Christmas – you grow out of it

Lots of partying in heaven when someone trusts Jesus (Luke 15:7)

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

What kind of God allows suffering?

Resurrection: history or legend?

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

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

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

Doesn't faith contradict reason?

If you could ask God one question what would it be?

I decided that there was nothing left in my life worth living for

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

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Is there evidence for Jesus outside the Bible?

I couldn’t understand what was so special about Jesus

Objections to the Resurrection

Evidence A: Does Jesus make you angry?

Does having faith mean believing impossible things?

I realised God cares for me

Chapter 10