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Reply To: Analyze one of the supplementary Bible passages in light of the course content. Do you see evidence of the Hebraic map? Did anything about the passage surprise you? Was there any part of the passage that stuck out to you in particular?

John Gay

It’s also noteworthy that David is choosing and Daniel is refusing, perhaps. I asked ChatGPT about all this and it suggested that the discrepancy is driven by circumstances: David and friends are on the brink of death, Daniel and friends aren’t. Again, not sure I buy it given the capriciousness and violence of Nebuchadnezzar…the reaction of the servant shows they were on deadly ground.