For the first time in a single volume, Kenneth Woodward presents both the familiar and more obscure miracle stories of the great saints, sages, and spiritual masters of Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam -- and explains their meaning in the context of the sacred scriptures of each tradition. The Book of Miracles charts a journey from ancient to modern -- from the Prophet Muhammad...
Paperback: 432 pages
Publisher: Simon & Schuster; 1st Touchstone Ed edition (July 10, 2001)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.3 x 8.4 inches
Amazon Rank: 1951041
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That a non theologian would attempt a book such as this is a bit odd. I found it boring in spots, and with strangely chosen material in others....
of the sick and the workings of Moses, Elijah, and Elisha to those of the Lubavitcher rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson and the female Hindu sat guru Ammachi. In bringing together stories of the Talmudic wonder-workers, the first Christian hermits, early Sufi mystics, Muslim ascetics and martyrs, and the most revered Hindu and Buddhist saints, Woodward illuminates both the striking similarities and significant differences in each tradition's understanding of the miraculous.