By John J. Collins, Peter W. Flint, Cameron Vanepps
Even if the sooner debates of the 20th century have subsided, questions about the composition and style of Daniel, the social surroundings of the paintings, its literary context, and its theology persist. as a result of lifeless Sea Scrolls discoveries and advances in figuring out the historical past of transmission, Daniel has came across a brand new new release of students attracted to its position within the Jewish and Christian scriptures. Collins and Flint have assembled a stellar overseas staff to study the nation of Danielic experiences and the new concerns surrounding them. Of the thirty-two essays, just one has formerly seemed. Articles on moment Temple Judaism, theology, apocalypticism, and the hot testomony find the money for the foundational assets students require for doing their very own precise research. Book of Daniel, Composition and Reception Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 also are on hand as set (isbn zero 391 04137 1) Book of Daniel, Composition and Reception Vol 1. (isbn ninety 04 11675 three) & Book of Daniel, Composition and Reception Vol 2. (isbn ninety 04 12200 1) also are to be had as hardback and jointly as as set (isbn ninety 04 12202 eight)
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