Daniel & his friends are taken into exile and face a rigorous training programme designed to assimilate them into the Babylonian culture. But rather than conform, they resolve not to compromise on a raft of issues that conflict with their faith in God.
Exile is a part of the Bible from start to finish. In particular, the exile of Judah to Babylon stands as a pivotal moment in the history of God’s people. In the New Testament, God’s people are once again described as exiles in the sense that this world is not our true home