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Global City Babel Series

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This series is informed by the biblical account of the Tower of Babel (Genesis 11). Each painting includes an image of Pieter Bruegel's Tower of Babel (1567).

I find this Babel image relevant to our culture and the postmodernist belief that language is power and necessary to create one's own truth.  Postmodernism is anti-foundational. It promotes relativistic language, where the meaning of words become merely social constructs.

The biblical Tower of Babel account points to the God who created language, who spoke/breathed the heavens and the earth into existence, and who communicates with us through the Incarnation, through Christ, "the Word made flesh," the living Word.




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Foundation




Babel Reversed




They Built Into the Sky to Capture the Light)






Linguistic Site




City of God I




Tabernacle






Babel's Child I




Babel's Child 2




Purified Lips






Living Word I




Power Issue Babel




Living Word II





More images are available upon request.