Seemingly incompatible symbols can point to a common underlying meaning, connecting worldviews and perspectives often considered incommensurable. There are elements of the Chinese tradition that resonate deeply with the Bahá’í concept of Manifestation.
Concept of the Manifestation of God in Chinese Symbolism:
An Inter-civilizational Hermeneutic Study
published in Journal of Bahá'í Studies
, 26:1-2, pages 55-89
Ottawa: Association for Baha'i Studies North America, 2016