Chinese Dynasties 2: 商 Shāng

While the 夏 Xià Dynasty roughly corresponds with Abraham and the patriarchs of Isarel, the 商 Shāng Dynasty roughly corresponds with Moses, running up to the time of David. According to Laszlo Montgomery of The China History Podcast, this dynasty was known for 4 accomplishments: Writing, social organization, bronze casting, and use of bronze weaponry. These make…

论文 Lùnwén: My Senior “Thesis Paper”

By far the most leisurely group of people I’ve ever seen in my life are college seniors in China. This may be surprising to some people who have in their minds images of Chinese high school students getting up at 5 a.m. to attend special before-school help sessions, followed by 8-to-5 school hours, followed by more tutoring sessions,…