Does modern science repudiate miracles?

One common area of contention in the science-religion arena is the question of miracles. Creationist and intelligent design writers, among others, often define miracles as contraventions of scientific law and quickly conclude modern science is at war with Bible-based religion. Kevin Anderson of Answers in Genesis (which operates the Creation Museum near Cincinnati, Ohio), expresses

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Can (or should) God be found in the gaps of scientific knowledge?

A large fraction of the writings of creationists and intelligent design proponents can be summarized as a search for phenomena that appear to be outside the realm of what is known or possible in science. The hope is that such features of nature can then be cited as “proof” of God’s handiwork. See, for example,

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Is the Bible a scientific textbook?

Introduction

For the majority of Judeo-Christian readers of the Bible, modern science poses no fundamental challenge to religion in general or the Bible in particular. Such readers are able to view the Bible as the inspired word of God and yet retain sufficient flexibility to accommodate modern science. At the least, they are willing to

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