Breaking down barriers between the ancient and modern worlds, the Understanding the Bible Commentary series reveals the power and meaning of God's Word. In the latest volume, Nelson examines the Book of Daniel. Offering an in-depth introduction on the text's historical background, literary genre, and theology, he expounds each section and provides notes for further clarification. 352 pages, softcover from Baker.
William Nelson's section-by-section commentary on Daniel is the newest volume in the Understanding the Bible Commentary Series. This user-friendly commentary series helps any reader navigate the sometimes difficult terrain of the Bible. These accessible volumes break down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become clear to contemporary readers. The contributors tackle the task of interpretation using the full range of critical methodologies and practices, yet they do so as people of faith who hold the text in the highest regard. Pastors, teachers, and lay people alike will cherish the easily understandable truth found in this commentary series.
William B. Nelson (MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary; PhD, Harvard University) is professor of Old Testament at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California.