ECTS Credits:

An Introduction to the Prophetical Phenomenon

1- Prophetism in Ancient Near-East : a Quick Comparison

2- The Beginnings of Prophetism in Israel

2.1 Problems of origin
2.2 The brotherhood of prophets
2.3 The first non-writing Prophets : Balaam, Debora, Nathan, Gad; the prophets in the Deuteronomistic and Chronistic Historiography.

3- The Prophets begin to write...

3.1 The prophetical vocabulary
3.2 The literary forms
3.3 The features of the prophetical speech
3.4 The symbolic acts
3.5 The editors of the prophetical books

4- The Psychology of the Prophet : inspiration, means and sources of prophecy, true and false prophet.