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prophetism

1. the behavior of a prophet or prophets.
2. the philosophical system of the Hebrew prophets.
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They have been the example and role model to many of their generation who have become involved in the profession of trouble, combining between prophetism and professionalism...the kind of perfection that the successful media figures aspire to achieve," Kosseifi underlined.
Charpin in the first chapter ("Prophetism in the Near East according to the Mari Archives") makes the obvious but often ignored observation that the Mari archives do not present a group of prophetic texts, but rather are letters with prophetic content.
Hence, the ambiguities of Monahan's conclusion: on the one hand, he writes that "prophetism lay at the heart of the Camisard discourse.
And the Kongo prophetism that Ne Muanda Nsemi has established against the postcolonial state articulates the idea of economic development through the emergence of an ethno-transnational religion that could revive a precolonial territory.
All the more so if pastoral restrains, even while it acknowledges, the "dread voice" of prophetism.
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.
The transcendental dispositif consists in this relational function inserted in the human; a mechanism of correlation that--from Kant's schematism to Husserl's intentionality, from Heidegger's ontological difference to Deleuze's theory of individuation--has guaranteed the odd, flexible and polarized stability of Western empirico-critical humanity, the balance and coexistence of its positivism and mysticism, the hallucinatory naturality of its synthesis of prophetism and economic-political reductionism.
is the decline in morality and human decency" (Wild 382), yet castigate a critic for writing of his "prophetism," which Layton deems a "shallow and conventional" description of his poetics (Wild 266).
In an interview where he was asked whether his notion of the self's bearing testimony to the Infinite through its responsibility for the Other implies prophetism, Levinas answered in the positive.