Shangdi

Shangdi (Chinese: 上帝, Shàngdì, Shang-ti), also written simply as Di (帝), is a supreme sky deity in China's traditional religion.

Read more about Shangdi:  Etymology, Worship, Christian Use

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Tian - Interpretation By Western Sinologists
... Chinese names for "god" from Shang oracles that frequently used di and shangdi and rarely used tian to Zhou bronzes and texts that used tian more frequently than its synonym shangdi ... "Classic of Poetry" has 140 tian and 43 di or shangdi and the authentic portions of the Shu Jing "Classic of Documents" have 116 tian and 25 di or shangdi ... Zhou bronzes (1970464–75) mention tian 91 times and di or shangdi only 4 times ...
Yan Xishan Thought - Influence of Christianity
... to place their faith in a supreme being that he called "Shangdi" he justified his belief in Shangdi via the Confucian classics, but described Shangdi in terms very similar to the Christian ...
Shangdi - Christian Use
... See also Chinese Rites controversy and Christianity in China "Shangdi" has also been used to translate God the Father into Chinese by some Christian missionaries ... The point has been contentious, with some preferring "Shangdi" and others "Shen" (神, " god") ... British missionaries and some Catholics preferred Shangdi as a connection with a presumed ancient and primitive native monotheism, while American missionaries and other ...
Yellow Emperor - Origin and Development of The Myth - Origins
... Antiquity School (1920s–1940s), argued that the Yellow Emperor was derived from Shangdi, the highest god of the Shang dynasty ... Yang's view is based on the series Shangdi 上帝 => Huang Shangdi 皇上帝 => Huangdi 皇帝 => Huangdi 黄帝, in which he claims that huang 黄 ("yellow") either was a graphic ... the "Yellow Springs"), the mythological counterpart of the Shang sky deity Shangdi ...
Heaven Worship
... The Ancient Chinese believed in a non-corporeal entity called Shangdi, an omnipotent, just, and monotheistic supreme being ... Over time, Shangdi became synonymous with Tian (天 lit ... Early Abrahamic missionaries saw similarities between Shangdi/Tian and the Abrahamic God, and therefore rendered "God" as "Shangdi" in Chinese ...