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Le cours "Prophets 1" est disponible en anglais. Il peut être validé en français, le professeur étant bilingue. Le devoir et les examens peuvent être rédigés en français ou en anglais.

Nous mettons la table des matières en français pour les chapitres

Chapitre 1 : Introduction au prophetisme dans l' ancient Proche-Orient

Section 1.1- Syria-Palestine
1.11- Northern Syria : Ebla and Emar
1.12- Ugarit
1.13- Phenicia
1.14- Aram
1.15- Ammon
Section 1.2- The Hittites
Section 1. 3- Egypt
Section 1.4- Mesopotamia
1.41- Southern Babylonia : Uruk
1.42- Middle-Euphrates : Mari
1.43- East of the Tigris : Ishchali
Section 1.5- Assyria

Chapitre 2 : Regard approfondi sur les prophètes dans la Mesopotamie et l'Assyrie anciennes

Section 2.1- Prophets with a Title from Ancient Mesopotamia
2.11- Apilu / apiltu « answerer »
2.12- Assinnu « cultual official »
2.13- Muhhu / muhhutu « ecstatic »
2.14- Nabu « soothsayer »
Section 2.2- Prophets without a title in Ancient Mesopotamia
Section 2.3- The context of the oracles in Ancient Mesopotamia
Section 2.4- The content of the oracles in Ancient Mesopotamia
Section 2.5- The status of the oracles in Ancient Mesopotamia
Section 2.6- The prophets with a title rom Ancient Assyria
2.61- Mahhû / mahhutu « ecstatic »
2.62- Raggimu / raggimtu « proclaimer »
2.63- Shabrû « revealer »
2.64- Selutu « female worshipper, devout, dedicated »
Section 2.7- The prophets without title in Ancient Assyria
Section 2.8- The context of the oracles in Ancient Assyria
Section 2.9- The content of the oracles in Ancient Assyria
2.91- Cataloguing the oracles

Chapter 3 : The Beginnings of Prophetism in Israel : A question of origin

Section 3.1- What can we say about early influences?
3.11- Foreign Influences
3.12- Canaanite Influence
Section 3.2- Analysing the Hebrew Canon to look for answers to the question of the origin of prophetism in Israel
3.21- Canonical : What the Bible says about the origin of prophetism
3.22- Evidence from the Pentateuch
3.23- Samuel’s Vision as a New Beginning
Section 3.3- Offering a Critical Answer : The prophecy of war and the birth of monarchy
3.31- First evidence of fights
3.32- Early prophetism in the political milieu
3.33- The Mosaic Influence
3.34- Looking closer at discrepancies with the Deuteronomist
Section 3.4- A prophetess arises
Section 3.5- Taking a closer look at Deborah as an early Israelite Prophetess
3.51- Deborah’s Titles
3.52- The relationship between judge and prophet in the character of Deborah
Section 3.6- An Anonymous Prophet

Chapitre 4

Section 4.1- The Brotherhood of Prophets
4.11- Prophetic Activities performed as a group
4.12- Groups of prophets at the advent of propheticism in Ancient Israel
4.13- Individual streaks emerge out of groups of prophets
4.14- Two great maverick prophets emerge

Section 4.2- The First Non-Writing Prophets
4.21- The books of Samuel and Kings
4.22- Origins in the person of Samuel
4.23- Samuel, understood in context of the book’s later redactions

Section 4.3- Alternate Considerations

Section 4.4- Court Prophecy in relation to the Monarchal Period & its Fall
4.41- In the time of King David
4.42- In the North, between the schism and the fall of Samaria (930-721)
4.43- Between tha fall of Samaria and the fall of Jerusalem (721-587)

Section 4.5 - Some Preliminary Conclusions

Section 4.6- The prophets in the work of the Chronist (Ezr; Ne; 1-2 Ch)
4.71- Group #1
4.72- Group #2
4.73- Group #3

Chapter 5 - Les prophètes commencent à écrire !

Section 5.1- The prophetical vocabulary in Hebrew : Nabi’
5.11- Statistics
5.12- The use of the word nabi’ in the canonical prophets
5.13- Other uses of the word
Section 5.2- Etymology
5.21- The Grammatical Form
5.22- The Verbal Form
5.23- The Other Hebrew Words
Section 5.3 The Words about the Relationship Between the Prophet and God
5.31- Evidence from Greek Texts
5.32- Ja;l]m’
5.33- « God’s servant »
5.34- « My (his) servants the prophets »
Section 5.4 -The Words that Speak about the Prophet in his Relationship with Israel.
5.41- rmevo « keeper, sentinel, guardian »
5.42- hp,xo « watchman »
5.43- [G:vum] « lit. excited, madman »
5.44- Conclusion
Section 5.5- The Vocabulary in Greek.
5.51- In the Greek Septuagint
5.52- In the historical books
5.53- Which Hebrew words are translated into προφήτης?

Chapitre 6 : Genres littéraires

Section 6.1 The Oracle of Doom (or judgment, or threat, or reproaches)
6.11- This kind of oracle sometimes assumes the features of a town crier’s speech
6.12- The speech of legal procedure (rîb)
Section 6.2- The Oracles against the Nations
Section 6.3- The Oracles of Salvation / Hope
6.31- The oracle of salvation that imitates the priestly oracle of salvation
6.32- The next proclamation of salvation is distinguished by two features
Section 6.4 Widsom or Educational Speeches
Section 6.5 The Narratives.
6.51- Visions are usually considered a sub-genre of narratives
Section 6.6- Vocation / Calling Narratives

Chapitre 7- Principales caractéristiques du discours prophétiques

Section 7.1- The Messenger Formulas
7.11- Introduction
7.12- Transition
7.13- Conclusion
7.14- A look at the word µaun

Section 7.2- The Prophet as Messenger

Section 7.3- The Formula of Recognition or Self-manifestation

Section 7.4- The Symbolic Actions

Section 7.5- Formulating the Prophetical Books
7.51- Preservation of prophetic speech
7.52- Setting the canon

Section 7.6- Forms Used to Preserve Prophetic Speech

7.61- Best examples
7.62- Narratives in the written record
7.63- Oracles in the written record

Section 7.7- The writing process itself
7.71- 1st Division
7.72- 2nd Division
7.73- 3rd Division
7.74- Additional Challenges


Division of the prophetical books