You don't have to be a prophet to predict what happens next.
It does not need a prophet to predict that history presented that way will encourage many readers to dig deeper.
But her detractors are wrong in demanding that she have both an artist's vision and a prophet 's precognition.
His writing has more the intensity of an Old Testament prophet pointing out the pretensions of worldly kings.
a prophet of radical individualism
It is the prophet 's and visionary's belief that poetry expresses truth, even at the expense of beauty.
the Old Testament prophet, Jeremiah
Each is supported by an Old Testament prophet : John by Isaiah, Mark by Daniel, Matthew by Jeremiah, and Luke by Nehemiah.
He has annexed citizens' goodwill, not in fiscal speak but in a prophet 's rhetoric, or even a poet's.
This novel proves that he is not only a literary Goliath, but also a modern-day prophet who has his fingers on the pulse of the contemporary world, able to predict its vital beats.