Daniel
Introduction

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Absurdities
Science and History
Injustice
Contradictions
Interpretation
Cruelty and Violence
Intolerance
Prophecy
Family Values
Homosexuality
Good Stuff

Daniel: Cruelty and Violence

  1. After Daniel gave Belshazzar the bad news, Belshazzar rewarded him by making him the "third ruler in the kindgdom." Later that night Belshazzar died. (Did God kill him?) 5:29-30

  2. King Darius, after trying to feed Daniel to the lions, orders those who accused Daniel (and their wives and children) to be cast into the lion den. "And the lions ... brake all their bones in pieces." 6:24