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Miracles: God, Science, and Psychology in the Paranormal: Volume 1: Religious and Spiritual Events
Ellens, J.†Harold, editor

Westport, Ct.: Praeger, 2008 pp. xiv + 321. $300.00 (3 vols.)

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Praeger Perspectives


Description: 1. Biblical Miracles and Psychological Process: Jesus as Psychotherapist, J. Harold Ellens 2. Distorted Reality or Transitional Space? Biblical Miracle Stories in Psychoanalytic Perspective, Petri Merenlahti 3. Jesus and Miracles in Psychological, Historical, and Theological Perspective, Wayne G. Rollins 4. Miracles in the Old Testament, Antti Laato 5. Old Testament Figures as Miracle Workers, Erkki Koskenniemi 6. Moses' Competition with Pharaoh's Magicians, Andre LaCocque 7. The Religious-Historical Background of the New Testament Miracle, Erkki Koskenniemi 8. The Miracle of Christ's Birth, John W. Miller 9. That They May Believe: Distinguishing the Miraculous from the Providential, Steve Pullum 10. Through Signs and Wonders: Religious Discourse and Miracle Narratives, Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi 11. Healing in the Gospels: The Essential Credentials, Kamila Blessing 12. What We Can Learn fFrom Miraculous Healings and Cures, Patrick McNamara and Reka Szent-Imrey 13. Are Miracles Essential or Peripheral to Faith Traditions? Louis Hoffman and Katherine McGuire 14. Religious and Spiritual Miracle Events Iin Real Life Experience, Russ Llewellyn 15. How Religious or Spiritual Miracle Events Happen Today, William P. Wilson 16. The Limitations of Scientific Investigation: Miracles and Prayer, Richard Gorsuch Conclusion, J. Harold Ellens

Subjects: Methods, Social-Scientific Approaches, Psychology

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Review by Susanne Heine
Published 6/6/2009
Citation: Susanne Heine, review of J.†Harold Ellens, ed., Miracles: God, Science, and Psychology in the Paranormal: Volume 1: Religious and Spiritual Events, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).


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