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By Gisela Lee

China is the 3rd greatest kingdom on this planet. The chinese language tradition has replaced significantly through the years, however the chinese language humans nonetheless rejoice the good alterations of their tradition and state.

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B e r lin 1889 ( f i r s t p u b lis h e d in 1 88 7), I , p p . 387-427; S ch w a lly 1897; s e e a ls o th e s u rv e y s b y M a rg o lio u th 1908:444-450 and A a ld e r s 1914:19-37. 5 F o r a s u rv ey o f th e d is c u s s io n on t h i s s u b je c t betw een 1877 and 1906 s ee Obbink 1907. 2 1 . 1. The H is t o r y o f I n t e r p r e t a t io n 30 taken f o r g ra n te d in th e o l d e r s tu d ie s o f th e O ld Testam en t c o n c e p tio n s o f a fte r life as w e l l 1. The a n im is t ic " s o u l" was i d e n t i f i e d by m ost s c h o la r s w it h th e O ld T estam en t » 3 3 .

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