J. Dyneley Prince (essay date 1899)
SOURCE: Prince, J. Dyneley. The Book of Daniel, Designed Especially for Students of the English Bible, pp. 1-56. London: Williams & Norgate, 1899.
[In the following excerpt, Prince reviews past scholarship on The Book of Daniel, arguing that it is a unified work and rejecting doubts about its authorship by the Hebrew prophet Daniel.]
THE LITERARY UNITY OF THE WORK.
Regarding the literary unity of Daniel, opinions vary. Some critics, owing to the great difference in style between the two divisions of the book, have believed in a separate origin for the first six chapters1. Moreover, the fact that from ii. 4 through...
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