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  • The Problem of Invented Religions

    Edited by Steven J. Sutcliffe, Carole M Cusack

    Invented religions have been described as modern religions which advertise their invented status and reject traditional strategies of authorisation. But what does it mean for a religious formation to be ‘made up’, and how might this status affect perceptions of its legitimacy or authenticity in…

    Hardback – 2015-09-09 
    Routledge

  • The Daeva Cult in the Gathas

    An Ideological Archaeology of Zoroastrianism

    By Amir Ahmadi

    Addressing the question of the origins of the Zoroastrian religion, this book argues that the intransigent opposition to the cult of the daevas, 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…

    Hardback – 2015-04-19
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • The Sih-Rozag in Zoroastrianism

    A Textual and Historico-Religious Analysis

    By Enrico Raffaelli

    Focusing on the Avestan and Pahlavi versions of the Sih-rozag, 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…

    Hardback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Parsis in India and the Diaspora

    Edited by John Hinnells, Alan Williams

    The Parsis are India's smallest minority community, yet they have exercised a huge influence on the country. As pioneers in education in nineteenth century India, and as leading figures in banking and commerce, medicine, law and journalism, they were at the forefront of India's industrial…

    Paperback – 2012-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Zoroastrians

    Their Religious Beliefs and Practices, 2nd Edition

    By Mary Boyce

    This book traces the continuous history of the faith from the time it was preached by Zoroaster down to the present day - a span of about 3,500 years. First taught among nomads on the Asian steppes, Zoroastrianism became the state religion of the three great Iranian empires and had a remarkable…

    Paperback – 2000-12-13
    Routledge
    The Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices

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