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The second book in Orson Scott Card's series The Tales of Alvin Maker, The Red Prophet is about Alvin Miller, his father's seventh son, Lolla-Wossiky, a troubled whisky Red, and Ta-Kumsaw, Lolla-Wossiky's older brother. For a fuller explanation of the world of The Red Prophet, see The Tales of Alvin Maker. Orson Scott Card (born August 24, 1951) is a prolific and best-selling author of numerous genres. ... The Tales of Alvin Maker is a series of novels by Orson Scott Card that revolve around the experiences of a young man, Alvin Miller, who discovers he has incredible powers for creating and shaping things around him. ... The Tales of Alvin Maker is a series of novels by Orson Scott Card that revolve around the experiences of a young man, Alvin Miller, who discovers he has incredible powers for creating and shaping things around him. ...


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On "Advice to a Prophet" (3515 words)
Rather, the prophet should employ a gentle, prophetic voice and, in a quiet celebration of passing beauty, remind the listeners of the poignant fragility of everything that is worth valuing in this world and thus of their own existence.
Prophetic utterance, John Becker concludes, is "a perennial act of resistance against the complacency of the mind"; it aims to attack, and to "protest with the extravagant gestures" of the prophet's outrage the centers of political and social power.
As Jesus sadly observed, a prophet is never respected in his own time or country (Mark 6:4), and, in classical tradition, Cassandra was condemned to foresee the future but never be believed by the people whom she tried to warn.
Great American Music Hall (362 words)
However, if Prophet is humble when it comes to praise, he'd better get used to it; the release of his new album, No Other Love, is going to have critics and fans alike gushing with adoration.
Prophet was born in Whittier, a small California suburb.
Right out of high school, he joined Green On Red, whose country-meets-folk-meets-too many drugs Americana was one of the early warning signs of the alt country scare to come.
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