Daniel: A Commentary on the Book of Daniel

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Fortress Press, 1993 - Religion - 499 pages

The most comprehensive English-language commentary on Daniel in 65 years. Collins situates the Old Testament in its historical context and offers a full explanation of the text, especially its religious imagery.

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User Review  - Jason Merritt - Christianbook.com

In the literature on apocalypticism and apocalyptic writings, there is very little of a moderate nature; scholars tend toward a highly critical reading of the texts or a dispensationalist one. Collins ... Read full review

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I agree with Chris. This book is definitely worth the buy if you are interested in studying the book of Daniel. Even though I disagree with Collins view of the date of writing and authorship, I still ... Read full review


The Genre of the Visions
The History of Interpretation
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About the author (1993)

John J. Collins is Holmes Professor of Old Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Yale Divinity School and author of many works, including, from Fortress Press, Encounters with Biblical Theology (2005), Does the Bible Justify Violence? (2004), and Daniel (Hermeneia, 1994).