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    DescriptionWhile 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 the Tower of Babel one of the groups journeyed across the Asian continent and settled in what is today the region of China. It was this group of people who established the first Chinese culture known as the Long Shan. And from this culture the first ruling dynasty, the Xia Dynasty, would emerge. Thong claims that the writings, beliefs, actions, and language conventions that were employed by the Xia Dynasty all point to a belief in the one true God; the same God who confused the languages at Babel and is today the God of the Christian faith.'Finding God in Ancient China is a remarkable achievement, a profound examination of China's cultural origins and history as a reflection of a continuous Chinese cultural sense of a connection with the divine. This book is already having a profound impact in China in a Chinese version. Everyone interested in Christianity in China should read it.'


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    Title
    Finding God in Ancient China
    Subtitle
    How the Ancient Chinese Worshiped the God of the Bible
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chan Kei Thong, With Charlene L. Fu
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 191 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 612 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780310292388
    ISBN 10: 0310292387
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FPC
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.0
    Ingram Theme: THEO/EVANGE
    Abridged Dewey: 291
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRAC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25420
    LC classification: BL
    BISAC V2.8: HIS008000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/CHINES
    Ingram Subject Code: RS
    Libri: I-RS
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    BISAC V2.8: REL015000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 68
    BISAC V2.8: REL017000
    B&T Approval Code: A13220000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    B&T Approval Code: A13320000, A15406030
    BIC subject category V2: 1FPC
    DC22: 261.299512
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    DC22: 200.931
    BISAC V2.8: REL067000
    Thema V1.0: QRAC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1FPC
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Publisher
    ZONDERVAN
    Imprint name
    ZONDERVAN
    Publication date
    01 September 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Grand Rapids
    Back cover copy
    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 the Tower of Babel one of the groups journeyed across the Asian continent and settled in what is today the region of China. It was this group of people who established the first Chinese culture known as the Long Shan. And from this culture the first ruling dynasty, the Xia Dynasty, would emerge. Thong claims that the writings, beliefs, actions, and language conventions that were employed by the Xia Dynasty all point to a belief in the one true God; the same God who confused the languages at Babel and is today the God of the Christian faith. 'Finding God in Ancient China is a remarkable achievement, a profound examination of China's cultural origins and history as a reflection of a continuous Chinese cultural sense of a connection with the divine. This book is already having a profound impact in China in a Chinese version. Everyone interested in Christianity in China should read it.'