• (adj): Foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention.
    Example: "Prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic"
    Synonyms: prophetical

Some articles on prophetic:

Prophetic Traditions
... Prophetic traditions refers to any written or oral prophecies within a culture, usually of religious nature ... A major source of such early prophetic traditions comes from the Jewish religion where it is called Masorah, and is identified in Oral Torah, notably in the ... In the Christian prophetic tradition the texts are reflected in the New Testament ...
Calendar Of Saints (Episcopal Church In The United States Of America) - Calendar - July
1 Harriet Beecher Stowe, Writer and Prophetic Witness, 2 ... Walter Rauschenbusch, 1918, Washington Gladden, 1918, and Jacob Riis, 1914, Prophetic ... Sojourner Truth, and Harriet Ross Tubman 21 Albert John Luthuli, Prophetic Witness in South Africa, 22 ... Saint Mary Magdalene 24 ... Thomas a Kempis, Priest, 25 ... Saint James the ...
The Song Of Los - Themes
... of order within the poem is similar to the prophetic narrative ... The prophetic image is also embodied within the work by Los, who, when he submits to the system created by Urizen, loses his prophetic ability ... In addition to the prophetic aspects, the work deals with religion as a whole ...
Calendar Of Saints (Episcopal Church In The United States Of America) - Calendar - April
... Civil Rights Leader, 5 ... Pandita Mary Ramabai, Prophetic Witness and Evangelist in India, 6 ... Daniel G ... Toyohiko Kagawa, Prophetic Witness in Japan, 24 ... Genocide Remembrance 25 Saint Mark the Evangelist 26 Robert Hunt, Priest and First Chaplain at Jamestown, 1607 27 ...

Famous quotes containing the word prophetic:

    Ghost. The serpent that did sting thy father’s life
    Now wears his crown.
    Hamlet. O my prophetic soul!
    My uncle?
    Ghost. Ay, that incestuous, that adulterate beast.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Many a woman shudders ... at the terrible eclipse of those intellectual powers which in early life seemed prophetic of usefulness and happiness, hence the army of martyrs among our married and unmarried women who, not having cultivated a taste for science, art or literature, form a corps of nervous patients who make fortunes for agreeable physicians ...
    Sarah M. Grimke (1792–1873)

    The legislator must be in advance of his age.
    Across the mind of the statesman flash ever and anon the brilliant, though partial, intimations of future events.... Something which is more than fore-sight and less than prophetic knowledge marks the statesman a peculiar being among his contemporaries.
    Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)