Zoroastrianism: An Introduction to an Ancient Faith

Zoroastrianism: An Introduction to an Ancient Faith

by Peter Clark
     
 

ISBN-10: 1898723788

ISBN-13: 9781898723783

Pub. Date: 12/01/1998

Publisher: Sussex Academic Press

This introduction to Zoroastrianism assumes no prior knowledge of the faith. It is presented as a living faith with a coherent theology and a persuasive ethic of good thoughts, good words, and good deeds.

Overview

This introduction to Zoroastrianism assumes no prior knowledge of the faith. It is presented as a living faith with a coherent theology and a persuasive ethic of good thoughts, good words, and good deeds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781898723783
Publisher:
Sussex Academic Press
Publication date:
12/01/1998
Series:
Religious Beliefs & Practices
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

The hymns or "Gathas" of the prophet Zarathushtra
Zarathushtra the prophet and Zarathushtra the priest
monotheism and dualism, and the origin of evil—a question of semantics or a scriptural labyrinth?
later scriptures and theology
the two created realms—material ("getig") and immaterial ("menog")
Zoroastrian eschatology and the triumph of good
living Zoroastrianism—ritual and ethics
discussion on the links between Zoroastrianism, Judaism and Christianity
schematic charts showing thematic and historical relationships between Zoroastrianism and other religious traditions. (Part contents).

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