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WAS JOSEPH A TYPE OF DANIEL? TYPOLOGICAL CORRESPONDENCE IN GENESIS 37–50 AND DANIEL 1–6

@inproceedings{Philpot2018WASJA,
  title={WAS JOSEPH A TYPE OF DANIEL? TYPOLOGICAL CORRESPONDENCE IN GENESIS 37–50 AND DANIEL 1–6},
  author={Joshua M. Philpot},
  year={2018}
}
Joseph and Daniel share many similarities: both men are Hebrew exiles, both speak God’s word prophetically, both recount dreams, and both are given the ability to interpret those dreams. Even though they are like bookends in the Hebrew canon, these connections may suggest intentionality. In what follows, I will argue on thematic, sequential, and linguistic grounds that the author of the book of Daniel shaped the narrative of Daniel 1–6 after Joseph’s life. If this is correct, the texts of… Expand
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