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Jewish Apocalyptic Literature: Daniel

Specific Approaches, Passages, and Themes

Book of Daniel

The book of Daniel forms a bridge between Israel’s classical prophetic literature and the genre apocalypse. Daniel has often been classified among the prophets, but it also stands apart. An examination of revealed knowledge and textual authority in Daniel clarifies the relationship among Daniel, earlier prophets, and Mesopotamian divinatory wisdom.

General Resources

Translations and Commentaries