Spirituality in the Land of the Noble: How Iran Shaped the World's Religions / Edition 1

Spirituality in the Land of the Noble: How Iran Shaped the World's Religions / Edition 1

by Richard C. Folz
     
 

Tells the story of Iran's shaping and transmitting of the world's religions, starting with the Iranian merchants and missionaries who brought, not only Islam but also Christianity, Judaism, and Buddhism to China.See more details below

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Tells the story of Iran's shaping and transmitting of the world's religions, starting with the Iranian merchants and missionaries who brought, not only Islam but also Christianity, Judaism, and Buddhism to China.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851683369
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
936,081
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Historical Timeline
Map
1The Origins of Iranian Religion1
2Zoroastrianism17
3Judaism43
4Buddhism61
5Christianity77
6Gnostic Traditions97
7Islam115
8The Babi Movement and the Baha'i Faith141
9Religions in Iran Today157
Glossary175
Notes179
Bibliographic Essay185
Index196

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