Tag: babel

Babylon

From its beginning Babylon represented human arrogance and rebellion; it would enjoy fleeting moments of glamour and glory on a global stage. Babylon the city, on the Great River Euphrates in Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq, wouldContinue reading

Babel and Religion

Consider, for a moment, many of the most iconic buildings created by humans around the world. What purpose did they serve? Some are funeral monuments for powerful rulers, but most have some sort of religiousContinue reading

Babel and Civilization

Few things prove as dangerous as “givens,” those things which we just automatically assume are the way things should be and which are good. Yet everything in this creation has a dark side because ofContinue reading

The Tower of Babel

And they said, “Come, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven, and let us make us a name; lest we be scattered abroad upon the face ofContinue reading

Babel vs. Pentecost

And they said, “Come, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven, and let us make us a name; lest we be scattered abroad upon the face ofContinue reading

Babel and Sexuality

We have witnessed unprecedented changes in socially acceptable approaches toward human sexuality over the past few generations in Western society. Many factors lie behind these changes, but we would be remiss to neglect the roleContinue reading

Babel and Knowledge

The quest for knowledge has defined the Western world for the past 250 years. Ignorance, the philosophers of the day said, was the great evil of the world; if only we could purge the worldContinue reading

Genesis

Who am I? Why am I here? What are the origins of myself and my people? Everyone asks these questions; the Israelites of old were no exception. The book of Genesis was written to tellContinue reading