By Carol A. Newsom
The ebook of Daniel is a literary wealthy and complicated tale recognized for its apocalyptic kind. Written in either Hebrew and Aramaic, the publication starts off with tales of Daniel and 3 Jewish younger males Hananiah (Shadrach), Mishael (Meshach), and Azariah (Abednego) who're exiles one of the remnant from Judea in Babylon in 6th century b.c.e. It ends with Daniel's visions and goals concerning the Jewish group that supply convenience and encouragement as they suffer persecution and desire for deliverance into God's kingdom.
Newsom's remark bargains a clean examine of Daniel in its old context. Newsom extra analyzes Daniel from literary and theological views. along with her professional remark, Newsom's research would be the definitive statement on Daniel for a few years to come.
The previous testomony Library presents clean and authoritative remedies of significant features of previous testomony examine via commentaries and basic surveys. The participants are students of overseas status. The editorial board involves William P. Brown, Professor of outdated testomony, Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia; Carol A. Newsom, Charles Howard Candler Professor of previous testomony, Candler institution of Theology at Emory college in Atlanta, Georgia; and Brent A. Strawn, Professor of outdated testomony, Candler college of Theology at Emory college in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Daniel: A Commentary (The Old Testament Library) by Carol A. Newsom