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The main article called Reflections on the Final Crusade outlines in prophetic terms just how ISIS will crush Christianity.
It is worth noting, however, that he was prophetic on several cultural and political developments.
But of course no such “prophetic sight” or “spiritual glance,” as Villard also imagined it, carried that far from the scaffold.When Robert E. Lee Met John Brown and Saved the Union|Michael Korda|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pedantic type might note that Hippolytus makes no prophetic mention of the cinema or the Internet.St. Hippolytus’ Careers Christians Should Never Have|Candida Moss|May 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here is a prophetic Nathan Zuckerman taking in the living room of the great writer E.I. Lonoff.Five Great Literary Homes, From Pemberley to Ruth’s||March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The chapter is of peculiar interest, because it is an account—the only one in the Old Testament—of the origin of a prophetic book.The Literature of the Old Testament|George Foot Moore
Students of the prophetic word felt at the time that these agencies were coming in fulfilment of the prophecy.Our Day|W. A. Spicer
The most famous soothsayer was Melampus, who was also the first mortal endowed with prophetic powers.Stories of Old Greece and Rome|Emilie Kip Baker
She had no cultured phrase to characterize the sensation as a presentiment, but she was conscious of the prophetic process.'way Down In Lonesome Cove|Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
The prophetic vision with which he was endowed had told him that his descendants would long flourish there.Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3|Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.
late 15c., from Middle French prophétique (15c.) and directly from Late Latin propheticus, from Greek prophetikos "pertaining to a prophet, oracular," from prophetes (see prophet). Related: Prophetical (mid-15c.); prophetically.