Zoroastrians in Britain: The Ratanbai Katrak Lectures, University of Oxford 1985 / Edition 1

Zoroastrians in Britain: The Ratanbai Katrak Lectures, University of Oxford 1985 / Edition 1

by John R. Hinnells
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198261934

ISBN-13: 9780198261933

Pub. Date: 02/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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.

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ISBN-13:
9780198261933
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.99(d)
Lexile:
1390L (what's this?)

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