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something that is foretold by or as if by supernatural means

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knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)

a prediction uttered under divine inspiration

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Based on presentations from the colloquium, oMessianism, Millenarism, and Prophecy in the Iberian World, Fifteenth to Eighteenth Centuries,o held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in August 2012, which was associated with the project, oInterpretations and Readings of the Prophecies of the Five Kingdoms in the Seventeenth Century,o the 10 essays in this volume examine millenarian and messianic prophetic movements in the Spanish and Portuguese empires in the early modern period.
Proposing a more persuasive alternative, Antti Laato suggests that the prophecies in Kings teach that Davidic reign over all Israel is conditional on the kings' righteous behavior, but Davidic reign over Judah is unconditional.
The prophecies were all for the comfort of the ruler, except that Esarhaddon's rival was reported to have gotten a positive oracle from the god Nusku.
At least one-fourth of the Bible deals with prophecies.
As I sit and think about it, aside from a bunch of Aztecs who no longer exist and had a very faulty calendar, most of the end-of-the-world prophecies come from the USA, where they believe in that sort of stuff, as well as the Devil's testicles being made out of chocolate.
On the other hand, our class prophecies usually depict our greatest aspirations.
There are important examples of northern prophecies extant only in West Midland witnesses, for example, Thomas of Erceldoune's prophecy as it is found in British Library, Harley MS 2253 (ca.
I know from my own Irish family background that many Catholics take these prophecies very seriously.
Time of the Quickening: Prophecies for the Coming Utopian Age reviews cycles of history and prophecy from Nostradamus to Jeane Dixon and maintains that our current times of troubles represents not the end of the world, but the beginning of the Utopian Age.
For centuries Nostradamus has been considered to be a divinely inspired prophet and astrologer whose prophecies have predicted Adolf Hitler, the 9-11 terrorist attacks, and even the world's end in 2012.
Poe argues moreover that Incidents of Travel has unique 'claims to public attention' in that it illustrates the accomplishment of biblical prophecies (RS, 550).
Throughout the world, O'Leary said there has been a resurgence of interest in prophecies that come from distinct "prophetic streams.
The two poetic prophecies in this edition--one in decasyllabic rhymed couplets, the other in monorhymed alexandrine laisses--are translations into Anglo-Norman of Geoffrey of Monmouth's Latin text of Prophetia Merlini ('Prophecies of Merlin').
The immense popularity of the Shipton, Merlin, and Nixon prophecies indicates that they did not simply trickle down to the lower ranks of society but actually originated with them and were under their control.
Rosenberg's book "The Ezekiel Option," the author points to Ezekiel's prophecies in chapters 36-37, which have largely come true.