1st Edition

Zoroastrian and Parsi Studies Selected Works of John R.Hinnells

By John Hinnells Copyright 2017
    438 Pages
    by Routledge

    This title was first published in 2000:  This volume collects articles from 30 years of John R. Hinnell's writings. The selection is intended to balance the different areas in which he has worked: the ancient tradition and its influence on Biblical imagery; Parsi history; the living religion; and diaspora communities.

    General Introduction, Section A. Theory and Method in Zoroastrian Studies, 1. Postmodernism and the Study of Zoroastrianism, Section B. Zoroastrian Influence on Biblical Imagery, 2. Introduction, 3. Zoroastrian Saviour Imagery and its Influence on the New Testament, 4. Zoroastrian Influence on Judaism and Christianity: Some Further Reflections, Section C. Parsi History, 5. Introduction, 6. Anglo-Parsi Commercial Relations in Bombay Prior to 1847, 7. British Accounts of Parsi Religion, 1619-1843, 8. Parsis and British Education, 1820-1880, 9. Social Change and Religious Transformation Among Bombay Parsis in the Early 20th Century, Section D. Zoroastrianism and the Parsis, 10. Introduction, 11. The Flowering of Zoroastrian Benevolence: Parsi Charities in the 19th and 20th Centuries, 12. Contemporary Zoroastrian Philosophy, 13. War and Medicine in Zoroastrianism (The Dastur Kutar Memorial Lecture, School of Oriental and African Studies, London 1999), Section E. The Parsi Diaspora, 14. Introduction, 15. Muncherji Bhownagree: Politician and Zoroastrian, 16. The Modem Zoroastrian Diaspora , 17. South Asian Diaspora Communities and Their Religion: A Comparative Study of Parsi Experiences, 18. The Zoroastrian Diaspora: A Comparative Study of Communities in Britain, Canada and the USA


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