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  • n. Plural form of miracle.


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  • But our popular religion at present conceives the birth, ministry, and death of Christ as altogether steeped in prodigy, brimful of miracles -- and _miracles do not happen_. "

    Matthew Arnold

  • On the other hand, no event is too extraordinary to be impossible; and, therefore, if by the term miracles we mean only "extremely wonderful events," there can be no just ground for denying the possibility of their occurrence.

    Hume (English Men of Letters Series)

  • Though we use the word miracles, would it be correct to say Jesus performed “magic” when He turned water into wine, multiplied scant supplies of fish and bread to feed thousands of people, calmed storms, walked on water, and so on?


  • The principles or universal laws are the cause; what we call miracles are the effects.

    Make Miracles in Forty Days

  • My guide then spoke to me about what we call miracles, and I remember distinctly that he said: A living child-like confidence in God in all simplicity makes everything real, makes everything substantial.

    The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • What we term miracles have abounded in all places and at all times where conditions have been made for them.

    In Tune with the Infinite or, Fullness of Peace, Power, and Plenty

  • Almighty who makes exceptions, which we call miracles, make an exception of the children of Gaza.

    Progressive Bloggers

  • In fact, the only thing science could possibly reveal about miracles is that they do happen, by some sort of "gap" argument.

    Contemporary Mythologies

  • Point 6, on the possibility of miracles, is also special to creationists.

    David Anderson on Creation and Evolution

  • I do expect miracles from the President of the United States. jim

    'People have a right to be grouchy,' Axelrod says