A Lesson on Faith from the Tower of Babel: Part 2
Despite having only few details, our brains will theorize and construct a story in order to create meaning. This “theoretic instinct”, as the late 19th century psychologist and philosopher William James put it, is what drives our urge to understand and explain the world around us.
A Lesson on Faith from the Tower of Babel: Part 1
Nowhere in Genesis chapter 11 does the biblical writer say that the people built the tower because they aspired to enter Heaven or to rebel against God in any way.