Humans have been fascinated by miraculous works since time immemorial. In the Hebrew Bible, they proved the power of an almighty God. In early Christianity, they were the mark of Jesus's divinity. In Islam, the Qur'an itself is considered a great miracle. Later, the Enlightenment and rationalism called miracles into question, but believers still wonder, "Could some miracles be real?" This comprehensive text presents the history of miracles in the world's major religions and the scientific attempts to debunk or prove them. Factuality aside, miracles hold a relevant place in popular culture, a topic also addressed in this must-read title.
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1160
ISBN: 9781508102236 (Print) 9781680485608 (E-book)