Summa Theologiae by St. Thomas Aquinas
SS: Treatise On Gratuitous Graces
Q[173] Of The Manner In Which Prophetic Knowledge Is Conveyed
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We must now consider the manner in which prophetic knowledge is conveyed, and under this head there are four points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether the prophets see God's very essence?

A[2] Whether the prophetic revelation is effected by the infusion of certain species, or by the infusion of Divine light alone?

A[3] Whether prophetic revelation is always accompanied by abstraction from the sense?

A[4] Whether prophecy is always accompanied by knowledge of the things prophesied?