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Zoroastrians Diaspora: Religion and Migration

Zoroastrians Diaspora: Religion and Migration

by John R. Hinnells
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198267592

ISBN-13: 9780198267591

Pub. Date: 07/07/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Zoroastrianism is the religion of ancient Iran, dating back centuries before the coming of Islam. It stresses the duality between goodness and evil, light and happiness, and darkness and suffering. The Zoroastrians are also the oldest South Asian minority in Britain—with a history going back to 1724. This is the first study of British Zoroastrianism, covering

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Zoroastrianism is the religion of ancient Iran, dating back centuries before the coming of Islam. It stresses the duality between goodness and evil, light and happiness, and darkness and suffering. The Zoroastrians are also the oldest South Asian minority in Britain—with a history going back to 1724. This is the first study of British Zoroastrianism, covering personalities, traditions, and the contemporary concerns of this enduring but little known ancient religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198267591
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
07/07/2005
Pages:
884
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 2.10(d)

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