Genesis in Ancient China: The Creation Story in China's Earliest Script
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Preface Author's note
Introduction Brief history of the oracle bone inscriptions Formation principles of the oracle bone graphs
Chapter I: In the Beginning, God ShangDi's heavenly manifest, government, pattern, centrality and light.
Chapter II: Creation of Heaven and Earth God's spoken creation, the firmament, waters, dry land, plants, celestial lights, creatures of the earth.
Chapter III: Creation of Man In God's image, of dust, blessed by God, dominion over living things.
Chapter IV: The Garden in Eden The garden, the man in the garden, the two trees, the command of God, the tree of life, the tree of knowledge of good and evil, the mother of all living.
Chapter V: The Fall The serpent, "you shall not", the serpent said, a tree desired by Eve, Adam ate, they hid, God calls Adam, the snake is cursed, woman's sorrow, man's toil, God clothed them, banishment.
Chapter VI: Walk in the Spirit The Confucian concept of the Mean as the path of Heaven, and Apostle Paul's "Walk in the Spirit".
Chapter VII: The Water of God A new heart, the righteousness of the Lamb, the water of God.
Oracle Bone Graph Index
About the Author
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