I understand the Babel reference but am blind to the others. I'm not too familiar with the Bible. Thanks guys
This article might hold the answers you're looking for: Comments on Snow Crash Theology by Russell M. Taylor
Russell Taylor is a Research Professor of Computer Science, Physics & Astronomy, and Applied Physical Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the co-director of the UNC NIH National Research Resource for Computer Integrated Systems for Microscopy and Manipulation.
Enthralled by the plot and disturbed by the references to Christianity that were peppered throughout Snow Crash he set out to investigate them.