Daniel: Volume XX, The Forms of the Old Testament Literature (FOTL)
Author: John J. Collins Retail Price: $19.50 Our Price: $17.55
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This volume of The Forms of the Old Testament Literature, like all others in this series, is concerned primarily with the structure, genre, setting, and intention of the text. It uses a form-critical approach to understand how the text was put together. Collins begins with a discussion on the anomalies of Daniel and the bearing that form-criticism has on them. He also discusses the place of Daniel in the canon, and issues related to the bilingualism of the book. This volume also includes a helpful introduction to apocalyptic literature, in which the main characteristics, setting, and intention of Jewish apocalyptic literature are discussed. This commentary will be particularly useful to scholars and other advanced students of the Bible.