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Steve Mason

prophecy. Catalysing the general trend, Meyer included as prophecy Josephus’ prediction about Vespasian and many similar phenomena. From such evidence he concluded: “There never was in Israel a prophetic age,” but prophecy only changed its form through the Second Temple period and beyond. 28 Jeremias, by


Tanios Bou Mansour

de Dieu « sur les ʿallanē  » ( II  522,3-13), texte dont la prédiction s’ est réalisée par la dispersion des disciples lors de la crucifixion du Fils ( II  558,8-21). Mais, comme Aphraate et Éphrem, Jacques accorde le titre aux apôtres, même si les circonstances qu’ il privilégie ne sont pas les

Jonas Svensson

affect its inferential potential. The latter consideration will render a set of predictions to be described in the concluding discussion. These predictions will not be tested here, but rather will serve as suggestions for further research. An epidemiological approach does not constitute a standard way

Robert Yelle

THE REBIRTH OF MYTH?: NIETZSCHE’S ETERNAL RECURRENCE AND ITS ROMANTIC ANTECEDENTS 1 R OBERT A. Y ELLE Summary There is increasing evidence of the in uence of various Romantic thinkers on Niet- zsche’s early philosophy, especially on The Birth of Tragedy , with its announcement or prediction of

R.P. Carroll

ANCIENT ISRAELITE PROPHECY AND DISSONANCE THEORY BY R. P. CARROLL Glasgow, Scotland Among the dialectical structures of ancient Israelite prophecy the tension between the critique of society (threat oracles) and predictions of future wellbeing (salvation oracles) is the most striking. The

Joseph Bulbulia, Marc Stewart Wilson and Chris G. Sibley

with its discriminating predictions. Hypothesis X proposes that X is so, and further notices if X were indeed so, we should expect to observe evidence x but not evidence y. Hypothesis Y proposes that Y is so, and further notices that if Y were indeed so, we should expect to observe evidence y but not

degree of sensory stimulation; rituals characterized by supernatural instruments or patients tend to the opposite Book Reviews 357 extreme. The resulting model of ritual form, developed in exhaustive detail, is theoretically robust and rich in empirical predictions. It offers an account of “how a

Jan N. Bremmer

resemble the man who is employed by Dutch politicians-but most Western countries have a comparable official-to compute political alternatives and to "predict" the future, but whose advice is thrown into the dustbin the moment his predictions displease politi- cians : the director of the Dutch Central

Kevin M. Trainor

Thupavarrzsa and the Dhätuvarrzsa place the history of their respective relics in the broader context of the history of the Bud- dhist sasana. The Thi7pavamsa begins with an account of the Buddha receiving a prediction (vyiikararta) of his future enlightenment at the feet of the Buddha Dipankara, the first of