Tower of Babel Name Institution Professor Course Date Historical context and historical issues surrounding the text On the off chance that most aspects that the story in Gen 11:1-9 is precisely portraying a real recorded occasion that the record is the thing that we may call "VCR history." The account gives us five truths which empower us to date the occasion as per in the bible. One the occasion occurred in Shinar at Babylon specifically. Two the occasion included the working of a city with a tower called the tower of Babel. Three the tower was developed of prepared block. Four the mortar utilized was black-top. Five the tower was most likely a ziggurat. When humans utilize these five certainties to date the working of the tower of Babel they find from archaeological information that the occasion happens past the point of no return in history to be the André Lacocque “Whatever Happened in the Valley of Shinar? A Response to Theodore Hiebert” JBL 128 2009 29-41 DeClaissé-Walford Nancy L. "God Came Down… and God Scattered: Acts of Punishment or Acts of Grace?." Review & Expositor 103 no. 2 (2006): 403-417. Harland Peter J. "Vertical or horizontal: the sin of Babel." VetusTestamentum 48 (1998): 515-533. Harland Peter J. "Vertical or horizontal: the sin of Babel." VetusTestamentum 48 (1998): 515-533. LaCocque André. "Whatever happened in the Valley of Shinar? A response to Theodore Hiebert."Journal of Biblical Literature 128 no. 1 (2009): 29-41. Paul H. Seely “The Date of the Tower of Babel and Some Theological Implications.” WTJ 63 (2001) 15-38. Penley Paul T. “A Historical Reading of Genesis 11:1-9: The Sumerian Demise and Dispersion under the Ur III Dynasty.” JETS 50.4 (2007) 693-714. Theodore Hiebert “The Tower of Babel and the Origin of World Cultures” JBL 126 2007 29-58. [...]
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