Living Zoroastrianism: Urban Parsis Speak about their by Philip G. Kreyenbroek

By Philip G. Kreyenbroek

This textual content describes the realities of recent Parsi faith via 30 interviews within which city Parsis belonging to various social milieus and spiritual colleges of concept talk about a variety of facets in their non secular lives.

Zoroastrianism, the religion based by way of the Iranian prophet Zarathustra, originated round 1000BCE and is commonly considered as the world's first published faith. even though the variety of its fans declined dramatically within the centuries after the seventh century Islamic conquest of Iran, Zoroastrians live to tell the tale in Iran to the current day. the opposite significant Zoroastrian neighborhood are the Parsis of India, descendants of Zoroastrians who fled Muslim dominion.

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