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John J. Collins’ Daniel is the most comprehensive English-language commentary on the visionary prophet in 65 years. In it, the author situates the Old Testament in its historical context and offers a full explanation of the text, especially its religious imagery. Five hundred pages of information are yours with this single resource.

Author Bio

John J. Collins was a professor of Hebrew Bible at the University of Chicago from 1991 until his arrival at Yale Divinity School in 2000. He has published widely on the subjects of apocalypticism, wisdom, Hellenistic Judaism, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. His books include the commentary on Daniel in theHermeneia seriesThe Apocalyptic Imagination, and Between Athens and Jerusalem: Jewish Identity in the Hellenistic Diaspora. He has served as editor of the Journal of Biblical Literature and as president of both the Catholic Biblical Association and the Society of Biblical Literature.