1st Edition

Zoroastrian and Parsi Studies Selected Works of John R.Hinnells

By John Hinnells Copyright 2017

    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; A: Theory and Method in Zoroastrian Studies; 1: Postmodernism and the Study of Zoroastrianism; B: Zoroastrian Influence on Biblical Imagery; 2: Introduction 1; 3: Zoroastrian Saviour Imagery and its Influence on the New Testament 1; 4: Zoroastrian Influence on Judaism and Christianity: Some Further Reflections; 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 20 th Century; D: Zoroastrianism and the Parsis; 10: Introduction; 11: The Flowering of Zoroastrian Benevolence: Parsi Charities in the 19 th and 20 th Centuries; 12: Contemporary Zoroastrian Philosophy; 13: War and Medicine in Zoroastrianism; E: The Parsi Diaspora; 14: Introduction; 15: Muncherji Bhownagree: Politician and Zoroastrian 1; 16: The Modern 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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