Tag Archives: Daniel

“Cyrus… Shall Perform All My Pleasure”

The Bible in the British Museum I’ve left this series for some time, but since this item is on tour in the United States, and some of my U.S. readers may have an opportunity to see it, I thought I’d … Continue reading

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A Clay Cylinder — and Skepticism and Apologetics

Norman Porteous, Daniel: A Commentary (1965), on Daniel 5:31. “Darius is almost certainly a figment of the writer’s imagination.” Continue reading

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A Clay Cylinder — and Daniel’s Prophecy

The Bible in the British Museum Yesterday, I wrote about how this clay cylinder (and its cuneiform inscription) show Daniel’s historical accuracy (A Clay Cylinder — and Daniel’s History).  Today, I’d like to look at what it means for Daniel’s … Continue reading

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A Clay Cylinder — and Daniel’s History

By 450 B.C., there are no records of Belshazzar. No one remembers him. Herodotus didn’t know anything about him. He exists only in old buried stuff. And in the Bible…. Continue reading

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