4. How Unique Was Israelite Prophecy?

  1. Alan T. Levenson
  1. Jonathan Stökl

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch4

The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism

The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism

How to Cite

Stökl, J. (2012) How Unique Was Israelite Prophecy?, in The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism (ed A. T. Levenson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch4

Editor Information

  1. University of Oklahoma, USA

Author Information

  1. History Department of University College London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196376

Online ISBN: 9781118232897

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Keywords:

  • Israelite prophecy, in the Hebrew Bible;
  • prophecy in Israel;
  • prophecy and technical divination;
  • “divination” “technical” and “intuitive”;
  • “Prophecy” and “intuitive” divination;
  • Moses, Israel's prophet par excellence;
  • ancient Near East, and prophecy;
  • Trans-Jordanian prophecy;
  • prophecy in Israel and Judah, identitical with Hebrew Bible

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What Is Prophecy? Toward a Definition

  • Prophecy in the Hebrew Bible and in Israel and Judah

  • Prophecy in the Ancient Near East

  • Comparison and Conclusion

  • References