The Prophetic Savant

The Prophetic Savant: The prophet is a fool, the spiritual man is mad…” (Hosea 9:7). “What then is genius? Could it be that a genius is a man haunted by the speaking Voice [of God], labouring and striving like one possessed to achieve ends which he only vaguely understands?” A. W. Tozer The Prophetic Savant is a person afflicted with a heavenly autism, making him nearly incapable of normal relations with those around him. Accused of being aloof, cold, and distant, he is apt to hide himself from people, withdrawing into a world of his own. He never seems to be all “there”....