By Michael Segal
The quantity comprises 8 unique reviews, each one of which makes a speciality of a special bankruptcy or relevant passage in Daniel and provides a brand new interpretation or examining of the passage in query. The stories span the Danielic stories and apocalypses, supplying leading edge analyses that regularly problem the scholarly consensus in regards to the exegesis of this e-book. The 8 chapters relate to Daniel 1, 2, four, five, 7, nine, Susanna, and the notion of angelology in Daniel.
The reports are all in line with cautious textual research, together with comparability among the Hebrew/Aramaic and Greek models (especially concerning Daniel 4–6), and, in each one case, the bigger arguments are outfitted upon sturdy philological foundations. some of the insights proposed during this quantity are established upon the belief that the authors of Daniel have been often interpreters of prior biblical books, and that the id of those intertextual clues may be the most important to unlocking the that means of those texts. during this experience, Daniel is identical to different contemporaneous works, reminiscent of Jubilees and Qumran literature, however the volume of this phenomenon has now not been totally favored via students of the e-book. This quantity for this reason contributes to the appreciation of Daniel as either the newest e-book within the Hebrew Bible, and an important paintings within the panorama of moment Temple Judaism.
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Dreams, Riddles, and Visions: Textual, Contextual, and Intertextual Approaches to the Book of Daniel (Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft) by Michael Segal