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Definition of "prophetism" []

  • The system, practice, or doctrine of inspired teaching. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "prophetism" in a sentence
  • "Hence in Islamism the divine revelation remains purely mechanical, with no natural point of connection in man, and therefore there is no possibility of an enduring prophetism, which is the fundamental principle of Christianity."
  • "This exclusivism, together with their over valuation of external levitical observances, caused the Pharisees to be ranged in opposition to what is known as prophetism, which in both the Old and"
  • "In my appraisal prophetism may be defined as a way of discovering deeper meanings in facts and rules, and so I suggest that the opposition between the prophets and the kings, between prophetism and the law, may parallel the opposition between equity and the law in English legal history, particularly with reference to the field of legal interpretation."