Letters, May 1, 1995

THE MEANING OF WONDERWORKS

"The greatest miracle of all is our own existence. That alone should convince anyone of the reality of God."

Paul Rossi Cherry Hill, New Jersey

THE STATEMENT BY ONE EXPERT THAT the frequent occurrence of miracles in the U.S. today is comparable to Europe during the Middle Ages sent chills up my spine [Cover, April 10]. In those days people not only believed in miracles but also favored burning heretics and witches at the stake. Ignorance and untold misery were the legacy of the Middle Ages. If fundamentalists want to go back to that time, then...

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