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W. C. Klein The Psychological Pattern of Old Testament Prophecy (London, 1956). B. Lindars 'Elijah, Elisha and the Gospel Miracles', in C. F. D. ), Miracles (London, 1965), pp. 61-79. J. Lindblom 'Zur Frage des kanaanaischen Ursprungs des altisraelitischen Prophetismus', Von Ugarit nach Qumran: Festschrift O. Eissfeldt, BZAW 77 (Berlin, 1958), pp. 89-104. 29 J. R. PORTER Prophecy in Ancient Israel (Oxford, 1962). 'Saul inter prophetas', AS77 9 (1974), 14-22. B. O. Long 'The Effect of Divination upon Israelite Literature \JBL 92 (1973), 489-97.
These phenomena have often been described and explained also according to modern psychological theories (Klein, 1956). Both these approaches are open to criticism. In the hands of most Old Testament scholars, the understanding of the contribution of comparative religion has hardly progressed beyond the old Frazerian position, by which a rag-bag of apparently similar features is collected from cultures widely dispersed in time and space, without any adequate consideration of how far there is likely to be any connection between them or whether they fulfil an identical function in different religious and social contexts.
Ben-Horin, B. D. Weinryb and S. ) Studies and Essays in honour of Abraham A. Neuman (Leiden, 1962), pp. 37587. 'The Seer in Ancient Israel', Or Ant 4 (1965), 153-74. 'The Seer-Priest', in B. ), The World History of the Jewish People, vol. in (London, 1971), pp. 268-79, 338-44. S. B. Parker 'Possession trance and prophecy in pre-exilic Israel', VT 28 (1978), 271-85. J. Pedersen Israel III-IV (London and Copenhagen, 1940). 'The Role played by Inspired Persons among the Israelites and the Arabs', in H.