Category: Book of Daniel

Computing Failures and Babylon

The People’s calculations before the Golden Calf incident, like attempts to calculate the end of exile, yield disastrous results.

Babylon and the Writing on the Wall

Rome’s satirical translation of the “writing on the wall” seems as appropriate to 2017 as to 1939, and it’s quite faithful to the biblical text… This song also leads to further questions about how we understand and interact with sacred text, particularly at times of crisis.