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Craig S. Keener: Miracles, reviewed by Woodrow Walton

Keener’s two volumes are replete with personal reports of miracles occurring.

Miracles is a massive work yet it is easy to read because of its narrative flow. He lets the reports speak for themselves. You will not find psychosomatic explanations of the healings that are attested to.

Keener’s two volume work is also formidable. Critics face a daunting task if they wish to take issue with the reliability of the reports. They can do so only by questioning the integrity of all of the testimonies Keener has gathered. It is the overwhelming number of reports collected and their insistence that the miraculous has occurred that has made Miracles the center of attention in both print and public discussion. Both The Pentecostal Evangel of the Assemblies of God and Christianity Today have carried full articles on Keener and the presentation he makes in Miracles for the credibility of miracles in the Bible and of the miracles testified to by people around the world.

Miracles is worth the time it takes to read, whether the reader be a preacher, evangelist, lay worker, or even a skeptic.

Reviewed by Woodrow E. Walton

 

Read excerpts from Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts, by Craig S. Keener as appearing in Pneuma Review Fall 2013.

 

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Category: Spirit, Spring 2014

About the Author: Woodrow E. Walton, D.Min. (Oral Roberts University School of Theology and Missions), B.A. (Texas Christian University), B.D. [M.Div.] (Duke Divinity School), M.A. (University of Oklahoma), is a retired Seminary Dean and Professor of biblical, theological and historical studies. An ordained Assemblies of God minister, he and his wife live in Fort Worth, Texas. Walton retains membership with the Evangelical Theological Society, American Association of Christian Counselors, American Society of Church History, American Academy of Political Science, and The International Society of Frontier Missiology.

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