Biblical and Theological Studies Faculty Publications

Title

Daniel 7:13 and the New Testament Son of Man

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2006

Journal Title

Westminster Theological Journal

Volume

68

Issue

1

First Page

99

Last Page

111

Abstract

The article investigates the origin of the phrase, son of man, in the Book of Daniel, Chapter 7, Verse 13. The problems posed by the messianic interpretation of the phrase for understanding the relationship between the Book of Daniel and the New Testament are examined. The article also analyzes the composition of Daniel 7. The interpretation of the phrase in the Book of Daniel as an individual and messianic figure is explained.

Keywords

Biblical studies, Daniel