Chesterton on Miracles

gkcHere’s a little gem from my favourite Catholic for your evernote books:

“Somehow or other an extraordinary idea has arise that the disbelievers in miracles consider them coldly and fairly, while believers in miracles accept them only in connection with some dogma. The fact is quite the other way. The believers in miracles accept them because they have evidence for them. The disbelievers in miracles deny them because they have a doctrine against them.”

 

– G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy (p. 143 in the free Kindle edition)

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