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Islam, Christianity and the Realms of the Miraculous: A Comparative Exploration

Ian Richard Netton

Abstract

What is a miracle? Who believes in their possibility? What is the historical context within which they emerge?These and related questions have vexed, puzzled and, indeed, enthused scholars and believers, atheists and non-believers alike down the ages.This book examines this perennially fascinating subject of miracles with a comparative focus on two of the world’s great monotheistic religions, Islam and Christianity. Other texts have often approached the subject from a strictly theological, faith or, alternatively, rationalistic, perspective and made it their concern to prove or disprove the po ... More

Keywords: Miracles, Islam, Christianity, Anthropology, Phenomenology, Food, Water, Blood, Wood and stone, Cosmology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780748699063
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699063.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ian Richard Netton, author
University of Exeter