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The Book of Daniel and Jewish Apocalyptic Eschatology

Show notes:

  • Introduction to Daniel (3:04)
  • Why is Daniel in the Ketuvim instead of the Nevi’im? (4:07)
  • Dating the book of Daniel – Ezekiel 14:12-14; Ezekiel 14:19-20; Ezekiel 28:1-3 (7:52)
  • Daniel as apocalyptic literature (14:47)
  • Daniel, the covenant, and the apocalyptic view of history (16:14)
  • The aim of history is the apocalyptic kingdom of God – Daniel 9 (17:24)
  • Daniel in second temple apocalyptic literature – Syb. Or. 4:49ff; 4 Ezra 12:10-13, 31-34; 1 Enoch 47:1-3; 1 Enoch 46:3-5; 1 Enoch 90:20 (24:54)
  • Daniel in the New Testament – Matthew 24:15, 30 (33:25)