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Symposium on Daniel is a major work on the reliability and interpretation of the book of Daniel and its prophecies. It features major essays on Daniel 8 and its significance to the sanctuary doctrine.

grammar. Such updating of the biblical text can be clearly demonstrated as having occurred in pre-Christian centuries. As for the Persian loanwords in Daniel, K. A. Kitchen notes that these are specifically Old Persian words occurring in the history of the Persian language to about 300 B.C. He suggests that if Daniel were involved in Persian administration as the book claims, he would naturally have acquired these terms (which are mainly official titles) from his Persian colleagues. Koch claims that
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