Dreams, Riddles, and Visions: Textual, Contextual, and by Michael Segal

By Michael Segal

The quantity includes 8 unique reviews, every one of which makes a speciality of a unique bankruptcy or principal passage in Daniel and provides a brand new interpretation or studying of the passage in query. The reports span the Danielic stories and apocalypses, supplying cutting edge analyses that regularly problem the scholarly consensus concerning the exegesis of this publication. The 8 chapters relate to Daniel 1, 2, four, five, 7, nine, Susanna, and the perception of angelology in Daniel.
The stories are all in line with cautious textual research, together with comparability among the Hebrew/Aramaic and Greek types (especially relating to Daniel 4–6), and, in each one case, the bigger arguments are equipped upon stable philological foundations. a few of the insights proposed during this quantity are established upon the belief that the authors of Daniel have been usually interpreters of past biblical books, and that the identity of those intertextual clues will be the foremost to unlocking the which means of those texts. during this experience, Daniel is the same to different contemporaneous works, comparable to Jubilees and Qumran literature, however the volume of this phenomenon has no longer been absolutely liked by means of students of the publication. This quantity consequently 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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