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|Title: Daniel: A Commentary [The Old Testament Library]|
By: Carol A. Newsom
Number of Pages: 384
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2014
|Dimensions: 8.75 X 5.88 (inches)|
Weight: 1 pound 11 ounces
Series: Old Testament Library
Stock No: WW220808
Exploring the book of Daniel: An Expository CommentaryJohn PhillipsKregel Publications / 2003 / Hardcover$19.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
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The book of Daniel is a literary rich and complex story known for its apocalyptic style. Written in both Hebrew and Aramaic, the book begins with stories of Daniel and three Jewish young men Hananiah (Shadrach), Mishael (Meshach), and Azariah (Abednego) who are exiles among the remnant from Judea in Babylon in sixth century b.c.e. It ends with Daniel's visions and dreams about the Jewish community that offer comfort and encouragement as they endure persecution and hope for deliverance into God's kingdom.
Newsom's commentary offers a fresh study of Daniel in its historical context. Newsom further analyzes Daniel from literary and theological perspectives. With her expert commentary, Newsom's study will be the definitive commentary on Daniel for many years to come.
The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys. The contributors are scholars of international standing. The editorial board consists of William P. Brown, Professor of Old Testament, Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia; Carol A. Newsom, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Old Testament, Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia; and Brent A. Strawn, Professor of Old Testament, Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.