Article of the Day: Tian

Article of the Day:
Tian

Tian is one of the oldest Chinese terms for the cosmos and the supreme power over humans and lesser gods in indigenous Chinese religion. As a god, Tian is an impersonal power, in contrast to the supreme ruler Shangdi, with whom Tian is nevertheless closely identified. Scholars have long debated whether Tian rewarded and punished human actions or whether events merely followed Tian’s order and principles. The word Tian has how many meanings? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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