Daniel in the Lion’s Den: Belshazzar, Nabonidus, and Nebuchadnezzar

Of the books of the Old Testament, Daniel is one of the most highly contested. Beginning with Porphyry in his book, Against the Christians in 285 A.D. and continuing to today, Biblical skeptics have denied Daniel's 6th century B.C. dating (claiming the book was written during the time of the reign of Antiochus Epiphanies IV …

When and WHY Did the Sanhedrin DEMOTE Daniel the Prophet?

In the Christian Bible, Daniel is listed with the Prophets, yet in the Jewish Tanakh, Daniel is listed in the Writings (Kesuvim), not in the eight books of the Prophets (Neviim). The Jewish Tanakh is divided into three categories: the five books of Moses (Torah): Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy; the eight books of the …