The Old Testament

A Historical, Theological, and Critical Introduction


23. Daniel

Study Questions

  1. How does 4QDanc challenge the view that Daniel was composed in the second century BC?
  2. Where are additional stories related to Daniel first found?
  3. With whom did the Reformers identify the fourth kingdom of Daniel?
  4. With which Syrian king is Daniel 11 associated?
  5. What is the type of literature where heavenly secrets are revealed to those chosen?
  6. What kind of people have found encouragement in the stories of Daniel?
  7. Who might Darius the Mede be?
  8. Who compares with Daniel as an interpreter of dreams in a foreign court?
  9. To what do the seventy sevens of Daniel 9 refer?
  10. What is introduced for the first time in Daniel 12?