published on May 18, 2016
From Contactee to Prophet
The Evolution of Jean Miguères’s Self-Narrative
The paper analytically reconstructs the French contactee Jean Miguères’s (1940–1992) narrative as it was developed in three books published over a decade (1977, 1979, 1987). It is argued that Miguères at first presented himself to the general public as an unsophisticated person who had had contact with extraterrestrials but later on tended to emphasize the religious undertones of his message.