DANIEL- A Book for Troubling Times
Because of the turbulent times in which we live, and the approaching millennium, many people are fascinated by the apocalyptic literature of the Bible. The peculiar imagery found in the Book of Daniel seems to fuel the religious imagination. In Daniel—A Book for Troubling Times one of the foremost scholars on the Hebrew scriptures alive today clearly explains the significance of that imagery and guides you to an even deeper appreciation of this biblical classic. Di Lella will help you to not only understand the Book of Daniel but to use it for prayer and in your everyday life.
Alexander Di Lella, O.F.M. currently teaches at the Cathoilc University of America in Wasington, DC. He is the Chairman of the Board of Control of The New American Bible, and past president of the Catholic Biblical Association. He is the editor of The Holy Bible, New Revised Standard Version: Catholic Edition. His other books include: The Book of Daniel and The Wisdom of Ben Sira.