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Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

While prophecy as a phenomenon is well attested in the early Church (1 Cor. 12–14), the position of the prophets mentioned in the NT is unclear. Sometimes they appear as a distinct order of...

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Prophet

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 60 words.

Scottish, English, French, and German: nickname from Middle English and Old French prophete, Middle High German prophēt ‘prophet’, ‘seer’,

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Prophet

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 392 words.

Judaism

In the Jewish Bible, a prophet (nabi; pl., nebiʾim) is one who speaks on behalf of

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prophet

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 164 words.

a person regarded as an inspired teacher or proclaimer of the will of God; among Muslims, the Prophet means Muhammad, and among Mormons, ...

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prophētēs

Robert Parker.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Religion in the Ancient World. 228 words.

Prophētēs (προφήτης), the title of the mortal who speaks in the name of a god or interprets his will. It is properly used only of seers and functionaries attached to an established oracular shrine;...

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Prophet

Ronald Graybill.

in Ellen Harmon White

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 5827 words.

Although she never called herself a prophet, Ellen White believed that she received direct messages from God and had the duty to communicate them to others. Over time, Seventh-day...

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Prophet, Elizabeth

Theresa Leininger-Miller.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1556 words.

sculptor, was born Nancy Elizabeth Prophet in Warwick, Rhode Island, the daughter of William H. Prophet, an employee of the

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Prophet Ronnie

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 315 words.

b. Ronald Lawrence Victor, 26 December 1937, Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada. Prophet, whose second cousin is Canadian country singer Orval Prophet

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Orval Prophet

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Orval William Prophet, 31 August 1922, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, d. 4 January 1984, Edwards, Ontario, Canada. Born into a farming family, Prophet was a self-taught guitarist and with his...

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Ronnie Prophet

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Ronald Lawrence Victor, 26 December 1937, Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada. Prophet, whose second cousin is Canadian country singer Orval Prophet, was raised on a farm but spent his...

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Prophet, Elizabeth

Theresa Leininger-Miller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 1649 words.

Prophet, Elizabeth (19 March 1890–18 December 1960), sculptor, was born Nancy Elizabeth Prophet in Warwick, Rhode Island, the daughter of William H. Prophet, an employee of the Providence...

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Prophet Chuck

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 320 words.

b. USA. Prophet first attracted attention in March 1983 on joining Los Angeles band Green On Red. His exciting,

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Prophet Orval

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 416 words.

b. Orval William Prophet, 31 August 1922, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, d. 4 January 1984, Edwards, Ontario, Canada. Born into a

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Prophet Michael

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 386 words.

b. Michael George Haynes, 1957, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. Yabby You discovered Prophet’s unusual crying vocal style and took him

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prophet inequality

Overview page. Subjects: Probability and Statistics.

An onlooker has to choose from a succession of n values of a random variable. The onlooker cannot choose a past value. The prophet inequality states that, on average, the proportional...

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Chuck Prophet

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. USA. Prophet first attracted attention in March 1983 on joining Los Angeles band Green On Red. His exciting, highly skilled, technique added a new dimension to this already excellent ...

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Michael Prophet

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Michael George Haynes, 1957, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. Yabby You discovered Prophet’s unusual crying vocal style and took him to Channel One to release ‘Praise You Jah Jah’. ‘Fight...

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The Prophet

Julian Johansen.

in Sufism and Islamic Reform in Egypt

March 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam. 9408 words.

Muslims look to the Prophet Muṭammad as the supreme example of human dignity, temperance, fortitude, and wisdom. Broadly speaking, there are two conflicting views to consider in this...

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prophet inequality

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 69 words.

An onlooker has to choose from a sequence of values of a positive *random variable. The onlooker cannot choose a past value but wishes to choose a large value. The prophet inequality states...

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Phoenix Prophet

Randall Balmer.

in Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory

October 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 6902 words.

This chapter presents the author's account of his visit to the Capstone Cathedral in Phoenix, Arizona. He describes the congregation, the worship and healing services, and Evangelist Neal...

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The Prophet

Phillip N. Haberkern.

in Patron Saint and Prophet

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 14696 words.

Throughout the 1530s, German Protestant authors carried out a multimedia assault against the argument that a universal church council to be assembled at Mantua could mediate the religious...

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