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Zoroastrianism (Mazdeism). Parseeism

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  • Zarathustra and Zoroastrianismby Michael Stausberg; Margaret Preisler-Weller

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 67.50

    This book, first published in German in 2005, offers a compact, concise and accessible survey of Zoroastrianism. This tiny religious community traces its root to Zarathustra 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,... more...

  • The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Zoroastrianismby Michael Stausberg; Yuhan Sohrab-Dinshaw Vevaina; Anna Tessmann

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    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... more...

  • Introduction to Ancient Iranian Religionby William W. Malandra

    University of Minnesota Press 1983; US$ 67.50

    When Persia fell to Islam in the mid-seventh century, the ancient Iranian religion of Zoroastrianism all but disappeared (although it is still practiced by small groups in India and Iran). As one of the dominant religions of antiquity, it influenced the more...

  • The Divine Songs of Zarathushtra (RLE Iran C)by D J Irani

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00

    Zarathusthtra brought about important religious reform in Iran, giving a definitely moral character and direction to religion whilst at the same time preaching the doctrine of monotheism, which offered an eternal foundation of reality to goodness as an ideal of perfection. This volume provides a substantial introduction on the life and doctrines of... more...

  • Zaratustra ¿chamán o filósofo?by Lionel Dumarcet

    De Vecchi Ediciones 1753; US$ 4.99

    En Occidente, conocemos a Zaratustra gracias al filósofo alemán Friedrich Nietzsche, quien, en una de sus más conocidas obras, ha convertido en una figura eterna al amoralista y maestro. Pero, ¿quién era verdaderamente Zaratustra? Profeta del mazdeísmo (también conocido como zoroastrismo), religión de los antiguos iranios, consagrada al culto de Ahura... more...

  • The Place of Zoroaster in Historyby Mehdi Estakhr

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 239.95

    Europe's fascination with Zoroaster began in the classical period. Celebrated as the embodiment of wisdom and morality, and enjoying the prestige of an unfathomable antiquity, a personality cult, with validating authority, was created around him. This led several western schools of thought to claim him as their precursor and first master; foisting... more...

  • Living Zoroastrianismby Philip G. Kreyenbroek

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This text describes the realities of modern Parsi religion through 30 interviews in which urban Parsis belonging to different social milieus and religious schools of thought discuss various aspects of their religious lives. Zoroastrianism, the faith founded by the Iranian prophet Zarathustra, originated around 1000BCE and is widely regarded as the... more...

  • Essays on the Sacred Language, Writings, and Religion of the Parsisby Martin Haug

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    The author_s principal objective in publishing these essays was to present all the materials for impartial judgment of the scriptures and religion of the Parsis. Contents: Essay I. History of the Researches into the Sacred Writings and Religion of the Parsis; Essay II. Languages of the Parsi Scriptures; Essay III. The Zend-Avesta, or the Scripture... more...

  • The Sih-Rozag in Zoroastrianismby Enrico Raffaelli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Focusing on the Avestan and Pahlavi versions of the S?h-r?zag , a text worshipping Zoroastrian divine entities, this book explores the spiritual principles and physical realities associated with them. Introducing the book is an overview of the structural, linguistic and historico-religious elements of the Avestan S?h-r?zag . This overview, as... more...

  • The Da?va Cult in the G?th?sby Amir Ahmadi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Addressing the question of the origins of the Zoroastrian religion, this book argues that the intransigent opposition to the cult of the da?vas , the ancient Indo-Iranian gods, is the root of the development of the two central doctrines of Zoroastrianism: cosmic dualism and eschatology (fate of the soul after death and its passage to the other world).... more...