Daniel was “in the Empire” but “not of the Empire.” Daniel does this by maintaining his identity, maintaining his allegiance to God, and by speaking truth to power.
- How did the identities of Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah as followers of God impact their actions throughout this book?
- Daniel is a story of competing allegiances. Have you ever felt the tension between your identity as an American and your identity as a Christian?
- How can Christians speak truth to power in an honest, and God-honoring, way?