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   “The evidence for the uniformity of nature is so conclusive that any evidence for miracles would never be able to overcome it.”¹

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   How logical is this?

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   What, then, do we say the thousands of years of uniform evidence that dead people simply do not return from the dead? Hume says that no amount of evidence would be able to overcome “that tremendous presumption.

   Philosopher William Lane Craig² responds this way:

   “There’s no contradiction between believing that men generally stay in their graves and that Jesus of Nazareth rose from the dead. In fact, Christians believe both of these. The opposite of the statement that Jesus rose from the dead is not that all other men remained in their graves; it’s that Jesus of Nazareth remained in his grave.

   “In order to argue against the evidence for the Resurrection, you have to present evidence against the Resurrection itself, not evidence that everybody else has always remained in their grave. So I think his argument is simply fallacious.”

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   ¹ This all comes from Lee Stobel’s The Case for Faith (Zondervan, 2000, pp. 64-65). All the quotes come from Strobel’s narrative. Strobel, a former atheist, has a Masters of Studies in Law from Yale, and is a former award-winning legal editor of the Chicago Tribune.

   ² William Lane Craig holds doctorates in philosophy from the University of Birmingham and in theology from the University of Munich. He has numerous publications. His website is reasonable faith.com