Monday, October 26, 2015

Book Review: Agents of Babylon by David Jeremiah

Daniel is one of the most often misunderstood books of the Bible. The visions Daniel receives and recounts are often bizarre and difficult to grasp. It is also a key piece to understanding and interpretation end times prophecies found in other OT books as well as the NT book of Revelation. To the casual Bible student grasping the fullness of the book of Daniel can be daunting. Even among scholars there is debate.

Dr. Jeremiah's book is an attempt to make the book of Daniel more accessible to the average reader. He combines creative prose, retelling the story, with careful exposition to give its meaning. It is part novel and part commentary and it works. I have been a student of Scripture for years and found this book useful. It isn't overly in-depth, but provides a solid start for understanding Daniel, especially for those who are new students of the Bible.

I received this book free from Tyndale Publishing for review purposes.