Monday, August 13, 2018

On false prophets and miracles

PROF. RABBI MARTIN LOCKSHIN: Can a False Prophet Perform Miracles? (
Deuteronomy 13 discusses the case of a false prophet who does not have a message from God, but advocates worshiping other gods. Oddly enough, the false prophet can successfully perform miracles, or is able to predict the future. How is this possible?
Not surprisingly, this question bothered rabbinic commentators.

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