The events in these 3 chapters are very well known in the life of Daniel. In this survey we can tease out a larger theme- God's Glory. In a very polytheistic society where the political power is tied to a god, the God of Israel's reputation is at stake. His supremacy is shown as Daniel interprets a dream, as his 3 friends refuse to bow before the god of Nebuchadnezzar. and the the circumstance of Nebuchadnezzar's madness.