Tower Of Babel Research Paper
Like Eli’s wicked sons, cultural elitists shamelessly and selfishly plunge their forks into parish music programs and draw up as much organ music as they want. In their zeal …show more content…
The biblical Tower of Babel (the ziggurat built on the plain of Shinar) was a stunning example of one such tower. Stretching heavenward, it came to symbolizes human vanity and self-reliance apart from God. Ironically, this tale immediately precedes Abraham 's migration, a journey that links great accomplishments with trust and obedience to God.
In the beginning, when God created humankind in his own image, he saw humanity 's potential for ingenuity and independence. God then sent an angel to confuse human communication with many different languages, thereby revealing God as the true source of every cultural, scientific, social, economic, and moral development.
Elitists in the local church are responsible for perpetuating the angel 's curse at Babel by arrogantly challenging God 's new Tower with an old tower of their own. They see humanity as a measure of itself and define specific human accomplishments as intrinsically good and