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1

Present the argument from miracles.

Miracles, events that violate the laws of nature, occur.
The only explanation for such occurrences is the intervention of God.
God exists.

2

Present the response to the argument from miracles discussed in class.

It is very difficult to establish that a miracle has occurred:
-Must show that it can never be so explained and that seems an impossible task.
There are more plausible alternative hypothesis than that a miracle has occurred:
-Much more plausible either that the event really didn't occur, or that it was different from what it seemed to be and did not really violate the law or that there is some other law that would explain it.