By Daniel Berrigan

The popular poet, priest, and activist brings to existence his namesake and position version, the biblical prophet Daniel.

Daniel Berrigan’s robust, poetic statement at the biblical e-book of Daniel brings to lifestyles a prophet who has as a lot to assert to our hedonistic, warring international as he did to the folks of outdated testomony instances. carrying on with the sequence he all started with Isaiah and Ezekiel, Berrigan fuses social critique, Jewish midrash, and political observation to carry us a e-book of stylistic contrast and non secular depth.

A daring and unorthodox program of the previous testomony to present political and social discourse, Daniel isn't easily a ebook a couple of bygone prophet, yet a strong cost to everybody of moral sense. As Berrigan writes, “There are principalities of at the present time to be faced, their idols and thrice-stoked furnaces and caves of lions, their absurd self-serving photos and rhetoric. a person needs to red their delight, decode the handwriting at the wall. who's to face up, to withstand?”

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