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Do miracles defy the laws of probability?


In a recent article in your magazine, the author used probability as an argument in favor of a miraculous, non-natural explanation for the apostles&#039; belief in the Resurrection. He overlooked the fact that, by definition, a miracle is more improbable than any natural explanation. This means if we&#039;re going to look for the most probable explanation of an apparently miraculous phenomenon, it won&#039;t be a miraculous one.<br />


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