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Miracles on Trial: Wonders and Their Witnesses in Eighteenth-Century France

@inproceedings{Haas2010MiraclesOT,
  title={Miracles on Trial: Wonders and Their Witnesses in Eighteenth-Century France},
  author={Angela C. Haas},
  year={2010}
}
One lazy afternoon in 1769, a heartfelt reunion between an incredulous young man and his former tutor led to a polite discussion regarding the possibility of miracles. After having expressed his disappointment that the young man had fallen prey to the vain discourses of the empirically minded philosophes, the devout Catholic tried to convince his former student that not only were miracles possible, but that one had, in fact, occurred shortly before their reunion. He presented the young man with… 
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