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Universal History: The End of Babel - with Richard Rohlin

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Universal History: The End of Babel - with Richard Rohlin

"This is part two of our discussion about the Tower of Babel in the context of Universal History. Richard Rohlin and I recap and continue our discussion on the Book of Jubilees and Pentecost, discussing more in-depth the Feast of First Fruits, and what it means as a structure by which communion between heaven and earth can be facilitated - of unity and multiplicity. The duality of Pentecost explains several strange moments in Scripture and the apocryphal texts, most notably the laws of Noah, the covenant of Abraham, the scandal of Lot, and of course the Tower of Babel itself. Previous episode on the Tower of Babel:    • Universal History: The Tower of Babel...    Content mentioned: - Apocrypha: An Introduction to Extra-Biblical Literature by Fr. Stephen DeYoung:  - Biblical Symbolism: Uncovering Your Father’s Nakedness - Fr. Stephen De Young:    • Biblical Symbolism: Uncovering Your F...    Sign up to be notified when our course on Dante’s Inferno goes live. The class starts on May 8th. — Timestamps: 00:00 - Coming up 00:41 - Intro music 01:05 - Introduction 02:37 - The book of Jubilees 05:10 - Feasting and sacrifice in the Book of Jubilees 08:48 - What is Pentecost 11:11 - Laws of Noah 17:37 - The double aspect of the Feast of First Fruits 20:30 - The scattering of the nations 23:32 - The prayers of Noah 26:02 - Raphael 28:42 - The City of Babel 30:15 - The Idolatrous Tower of Babel 32:45 - Abraham celebrates Pentecost 35:24 - A case of drunkenness? 38:45 - The big reveal 41:57 - Splitting in half 46:01 - Lot’s drunkenness 47:03 - There's only one Pentecost 50:31 - History 56:14 - The spirit descends 1:08:13 - This is what Universal History is " from the video introduction

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