Encyclopedia > Tower of Babel

  Article Content

Tower of Babel

According to a story in Genesis Chapter 11, the Tower of Babel was a tower built by a united humanity in order to reach the heavens. To prevent the project from succeeding, God confused their languages so that each spoke a different language and the work could not proceed. After that time, people moved away to different parts of the earth. The story is used to explain the existence of many different languages and races.

See also Babel, Babel Fish

External Links



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Reformed churches

... related to one another by a similar Calvinist system of doctrine. Each of the nations in which the Reformed movement was established has its own church government and most ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 34.2 ms