This book contains two of John Henry Newman's essays, "The Miracles of Scriptures" and "The Miracles of Early Ecclesiastical History". These fascinating essays explore the concept of a miracle, and analyse criteria, historical evidence, probability, and specific accounts. This volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in Christian doctrine, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: "On the Idea and Scope of a Miracle", "On the Antecedent Credibility of a Miracle", "On the Criterion of a Miracle", "On the Evidence for the Christian Miracles", "On the Antecedent Probability of the Ecclesiastical Miracles", "On the Internal Character of the Ecclesiastical Miracles", etcetera. John Henry Newman (1801 - 1890) was an incredibly influential figure in the religious history of nineteenth-century England. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.