Monday, October 26, 2020

Baffling babble at Babel

PROF. EDWARD L. GREENSTEIN: Language Is Baffling - The Story of the Tower of Babel (
Genesis 11:1-9 is not only about the downfall of Babylon or the origin of languages. It is a reflection on how languages work differently, on the limitations of one language to convey the sense of another, and the insufficiency inherent in translation.
Also, did you know that there was a Sumerian version of the story of the confusion of tongues?

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