Paul R. House, Professor of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School of Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, is best known for his Old Testament Theology (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1998). This commentary appears to be his first major foray into the book of Daniel and is both well-researched and balanced. Tyndale commentaries, while designed to be brief, nevertheless provide an in-depth examination of the meaning of the text. Similar to the original series, this revised series includes an introduction that presents an overview of the historical background, authorship, date, manuscript and textual issues, genres, and so on. However, the majority of the book is a verse-by-verse exegesis of the text. Discussion of each section of the biblical book is organized under three headings: “Context,” “Comment,” and “Meaning.” House does particularly well at bringing in both historical and theological issues that have bearing on the text.

In the introduction and exegesis, House...

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