prophetism


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to prophetism: prophecy

prophetism

1. the behavior of a prophet or prophets.
2. the philosophical system of the Hebrew prophets.
See also: Religion
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Individual topics include theological and biblical migration and mission, a translated reading of Jonah, ecumenical "glob/calization" and spiritual homeland, cross-cultural marriages in the Hebrew Bible, indigenous prophets in Nigeria, African migrant churches, the fates of charismatics, west Africans in Germany, African revitalization of European churches, new Black churches in London, African Catholic communities, return migration from Germany to Ghana, Ghanaian prophetism, the Christian mission in the diaspora, and African churches in Sweden.
Unfortunately, in Nigeria there is a dearth of prophets in spite of the claim of high level of religiosity and prophetism.
Both are significant figures in the history of prophetism as well.
There is prophetism and inspiration in the man who answers for the Other, paradoxically, even before knowing what is concretely required of himself.
Only through the prophetism of all believers can we together foresee doom and mend our common ways.
By comparison, this question can only be answered in a speculative fashion in reference to biblical prophetism.
This is all the more paradoxical as the role of prophetism in the rise of the market system was emphasized in the later work of Max Weber who showed that the Chinese and the Indian cultures remained in the hold of traditional societies because they did not generate prophets.