724: LOL #38: NO CHINESE WORD FOR ‘GOD’!

When Christian missionaries took Christianity to China, they discovered to their surprise that there was no word in Chinese equivalent to ‘God’. They had to invent one. What they actually did was to choose what they thought was the most suitable Chinese word and attempt to give it a new meaning. Unfortunately Catholics chose one word and Protestants chose another!

Source:
Lloyd Geering “Christianity without God”

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