By Donald E. Gowan
Each quantity involves 4 components:
-- an creation that addresses the main concerns raised by way of the writing; the literary style, constitution, and personality of the writing; the occasional and situational context of the writing, together with its wider social and historic context; and the theological and moral value of the writing inside of those numerous contexts
-- a statement at the textual content, geared up by means of literary devices, protecting literary research, exegetical research, and theological and moral analysis
-- an annotated bibliography
-- a short topic index
Gowan takes complete account of crucial present scholarship and secondary literature, whereas no longer trying to have interaction in technical educational debate. the basic quandary of this and each quantity is research and dialogue of the literary, sociohistorical, theological, and moral dimensions of the biblical texts themselves. every one quantity attends to problems with specified problem to scholars of the Bible: literary style, constitution and personality of the writing, celebration and situational context of the writing, wider social and old context, the theological and moral value of the writing inside of those numerous contexts, and the like.
Daniel--one of the main misused books of the Bible--is learn during this remark as a strong message referring to desire and accountability for believers who, for numerous purposes, need to face the theological query, "Who's liable here?" The publication of Daniel insists that the God of Israel is responsible, regardless of what situations may well point out; then unearths methods, via tale and imaginative and prescient, to reassure the trustworthy that there's a destiny for them after all.
The remark exhibits that what may be taken as simply "Sunday college stories"--the lions' den and the fiery furnace--do increase matters from genuine lifestyles that experience confronted believers again and again around the centuries. It additionally is helping readers to appreciate the best way to learn Daniel's predictions of the longer term in a manner that's such a lot devoted to Scripture as a whole.
The writer explores the commonly disparate meanings which were attributed to the visions within the booklet. He investigates 4 easy interpretations that shape the root of analyzing the booklet of Daniel.
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