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Abstract

This article analyses the cultural criteria of « time » and « space » as involving in the « rituel de passage » and the way they control its outcome. We focuse on two biblical passages, Numbers xi and 1 Samuel x, which both describe the accession of the individual to a new function and the anomalies related to this change of personnality. Reading in those texts the description of a « rituel de passgae » we interpret the mention of « prophecy » as representing the « ritual mark » through which the novice accomplishes his « rebrith ».

In: Vetus Testamentum