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Zondervan Academic


The Daniel course explains and illuminates each passage of Scripture in light of the Bible’s grand story.

At a Glance

  • The course explores and illuminates each text as embedded in its canonical and historical setting
  • Access to the Cerego learning system to build memory retention of course objectives
  • 24/7 access for 12 months to complete the course at your own pace


120 hours


This course can be taken for academic credit through the BibleMesh Institute: Click Here.

More Details

Based on the Daniel commentary by Wendy L. Widder, this course offers a clear and compelling exposition throughout. You’ll learn how to creatively and faithfully teach and live out the book’s message in your own context.

This course has a story-centric approach that is ideal for pastors, formal students, Sunday school teachers, and laypeople alike who desire to better understand the book.

For each passage in the book of Daniel, you’ll learn the historical and canonical setting, and you’ll also discover how the text of Daniel can be applied today.

All course material—instructional videos, readings, practical exercises, and quizzes—is available online for study at your own convenience.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Daniel 1
  3. Daniel 2
  4. Daniel 3
  5. Daniel 4
  6. Daniel 5
  7. Midterm Exam
  8. Daniel 6
  9. Daniel 7
  10. Daniel 8
  11. Daniel 9
  12. Daniel 10-12
  13. Final Exam

About the Technology

Author & Instructor

Wendy Widder
Dr. Wendy L. Widder

Ph.D. University of the Free State, South Africa

Wendy L. Widder is an author, teacher, and scholar with a passion for helping people understand the Bible better. She is the author of several books, including a study of what “teaching” means in the Old Testament, and two commentaries on Daniel.