Atheism and Miracles

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In regards to atheism and miracles, modern scholars are divided on the issue of whether or not David Hume was an atheist.[1] With that caveat in mind, Hume is well known for arguing that it is always more probable that the testimony of a miracle is false than that the miracle occurred.[2] Christian apologists William Lane Craig, Norman Geisler, C.S. Lewis, JP Holding, and others have shown the inadequacy and unreasonableness of Hume's position regarding miracles. [3][4][5][6][7] [8] [9]

Impossibly high standards are often set for miracles to be accepted including requirements such as multiple doctor's testimonies from before and after a medical miracle may have occurred along with x-rays and other confidential medical information being made public. These standards, while the default requirement to medically prove a condition and its treatment irregardless if the cause is medicine or a miracle, are impossibly high for an act of God and require faith to believe them. When such evidence is produced it is simply stated to be inadequate or fraudulent.

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