- 日本の神学 (ISSN:02854848)
- vol.55, pp.67-96, 2016 (Released:2018-02-22)
The Term Question is from the process of translating the Bible into the Chinese. Nowadays, there are two versions of the translation of “God” in Chinese, one is Shangdi, the other is Shen. According to the missionaries, the question is unsolved. In this paper, the problem of the translating “God” into the Chinese, the Japanese and the Korean languages be considered one question. It try to prove the validity of the argument from three points. First, the point of the controversy of the Term Question. Second, the literary language of the Chinese, the Japanese and the Korean. Third, the principles of translation of the Bible translators. Considering the Term Question in the three languages enables a new understanding to the question, that the coexistence of Shangdi and Shen is a proper answer.