Persecutions (not “comfort”) are what is promised to God’s People, whether Jewish at the hands of the Babylonians/Selucids, or Christian at the hands of anyone. If suffering is an inevitable calling, then how does the Book of Daniel address that reality for God’s People.
Fr. Bill continues his series on Apocalypse as he looks at two of the most well known and beloved stories of the Bible and applies them to a very real experience suffered by Jews and Christians.
Part 8 of Fr. Bill’s series on Apocalypse begins his analysis of the Apocalyptic Writing of the Old Testament known as THE BOOK OF THE PROPHET DANIEL.
What is it?
How is it composed?
What does its structure consist of?
What is its content in the stories it tells and the visions it conveys?
What is the nature of the Christian Expectation of the Second Coming of Christ and the End of the World? What is the importance of this expectation and what is the role Holy Scripture plays in determining when these events will take place?
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