Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel and the Apocalypse of St John
The essay Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John written by Isaac Newton is a religious tract dealing with the literal interpretation of the Bible. Isaac Newton saw a monotheistic God as the masterful creator whose existence could not be denied in the face of the grandeur of all creation.
Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel.
Introduction concerning, the Compilers of the Books of the Old Testament.
Of the Prophetic Language.
Of the vision of the Image composed of four Metals.
Of the vision of the four Beasts.
Of the Kingdoms represented by the feet of the Image composed of iron and clay.
Of the ten Kingdoms represented by the ten horns of the fourth Beast.
Of the eleventh horn of Daniel's fourth Beast.
Of the power of the eleventh horn of Daniel's fourth Beast, to change times and laws.
Of the Kingdoms represented in Daniel by the Ram and He-Goat.
Of the Prophecy of the Seventy Weeks.
Of the Times of the Birth and Passion of Christ.
Of the Prophecy of the Scripture of Truth.
Of the King who did according to his will, and magnified himself above every God, and honoured Mahuzzims, and regarded not the desire of women.
Of the Mahuzzims, honoured by the King who doth according to his will.
Observations upon the Apocalypse of St. John.
Introduction, concerning the time when the Apocalypse was written.
Of the relation which the Apocalypse of John hath to the Book of the Law of Moses, and to the worship of God in the Temple.
Of the relation which the Prophecy of John hath to those of Daniel; and of the Subject of the Prophecy.