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Finding God in Ancient China

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While many consider early Chinese history to be composed of myths, fables, and legends, in Finding God in Ancient China author and scholar Chan Kei Thong believes that the language, stories, and rituals actually occurred during this time period and honored a creator who has since been forgotten in modern Chinese culture. According to Thong, after the division of nations at ...more
Paperback, 327 pages
Published August 31st 2009 by Zondervan (first published 2009)
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Jacob
Feb 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
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A more in depth look at Chinese history and culture than Discovery of Genesis which focuses on the written symbols only. There are striking similarities between ancient China and ancient Israel and history taken from the book of Genesis that only makes sense if the first Chinese were one of the groups of people disbursed by God after the Tower of Babel or since there are so many similarities maybe they were one of the few who voluntarily disbursed as God wished.

The authors provide a plethora of
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Isaac
Mar 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Outstanding! This is the most interesting history book I've ever read.

The concept/premise of this book is based on the historical fact that the ancient Chinese worshiped a monotheistic God called: 'Shang Di' (Lord of Heaven). The book parallels the attributes of Shang Di with those of the Hebrew God Yahweh (or Jehovah), and reveals in a very conclusive way that the two are one and the same God.

I first became aware of this correlation when I stumbled across some literature concerning some of the
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This book is so great it should be required reading in all Christian universities!
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"Chan Kei Thong was born in Singapore, educated in Singapore and the United States, and has lived in China for more than 20 years. He is president of LDi, Inc., which provides executive coaching, leadership training and operates five international schools." - Back leaf, Faith of Our Fathers.
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