In this commentary, Tremper Longman III sheds light on Daniel's life as a counselor to the great king Nebuchadnezzar. He clearly illustrates how Daniel's message; that God, not a human ruler, is ultimately in control, is particularly relevant in today's world of moral decline and political upheaval.
The NIV Application Commentary Series helps bring both halves of the interpretive task together. This unique, award-winning series shows readers how to bring an ancient message into our postmodern context. It explains not only what the Bible meant but also how it speaks powerfully today.