Tower of Babel
Human Accomplishment = greatness of the human person
Babel is a Hebrew name for the city of Babylon
Key Symbol of idolatrous faith: huge ziggurat (200ft) terraced pyramid or temple
-Babylonians regularly rose to their gods.
Scattered people and scrambled language, seeming irony-for the people the tower is grand
yet for God it is only a puny work, Babel-Babylon of history while Balal-confusion of
language (Divine Punishment)