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Miracle - Theological
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Part of Miracle:

1. Theological

2. Miracles of Jesus

1. Hermeneutical considerations, a) Every attempt to give a theological definition of miracles must start from those described in the biblical tradition. This follows at once from the unique theological dignity which is accorded these miracles in the teaching of the Church (cf. D 1790, 1813). Then there is the well-founded presumption in theology that the real miracle must be closely and intrinsically connected with the unique historical coming of the revelation of God in Jesus Christ. (This su…

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Johann Baptist Metz, “Miracle - Theological”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 22 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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