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Stausberg, Michael

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Zoroastrianism

Stausberg, Michael - The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Zoroastrianism, ebook

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This is the first ever comprehensive English-language survey of Zoroastrianism, one of the oldest living religions

  • Evenly divided into five thematic sections beginning with an introduction to Zoroaster/Zarathustra and concluding with the intersections of Zoroastrianism and other religions
  • Reflects the global nature of Zoroastrian studies with contributions from 34 international authorities from 10 countries
  • Presents Zoroastrianism as a cluster of dynamic historical and contextualized phenomena, reflecting the current trend to move away from textual essentialism in the study of religion

Keywords: Zarathustra; Zoroaster; religious studies; religion; religious history; history of religion; Iranian history; law and religion; myth; ritual; hermeneutics; gender; festivals; Middle East; Near East; Central Asia; South Asia; Zoroastrian Studies; Iran; Islam; India; Judaism; Christianity; Manichaeism; Hinduism; The Kurds; Baha'i; the Classics; Mithraism

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley Blackwell Companions to Religion
Page amount
696 pages
Category
Religions
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781118785508
Printed ISBN
9781444331356

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