Zarathustra and Zoroastrianism

Zarathustra and Zoroastrianism

by Michael Stausberg
     
 
Zarathustra and Zoroastrianism offers a compact, concise and accessible survey of Zoroastrianism. This tiny religious community traces its root to Zarathustra, a prophet who lived some 2,500-3,500 years ago. Chapters address Zarathustra and the origins of the religion, religious concepts and narratives, ethics and gender, priesthoods and rituals, transitions and

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Zarathustra and Zoroastrianism offers a compact, concise and accessible survey of Zoroastrianism. This tiny religious community traces its root to Zarathustra, a prophet who lived some 2,500-3,500 years ago. Chapters address Zarathustra and the origins of the religion, religious concepts and narratives, ethics and gender, priesthoods and rituals, transitions and festivals. A postscript by Anders Hultg?rd, one of the leading experts on this field, discusses the influences of Zoroastrianism on Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845533205
Publisher:
Equinox Publishing
Publication date:
12/01/2008
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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