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What is Zoroastrianism?

Hello followers of Word of the Deity,

Today, I’m going to talk about a pre-Abrahamic religion in Iran. Iran was called Persia back then, and Iran is in the Greater Middle East. 821 more words

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Another place for the bucket list

Isfahan nisf jahan – “Isfahan is half the world”….Below are the ruins of an ancient Zoroastrian temple in Isfahan.

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Magi Vs Priests

Before Vartan the Brave made his epic stand against the Persian forces in the Battle of Avarair, there was a clash between the clergy. Before the Armenian warriors took on the war elephants by the banks of the Dughmood River, there was a war raging over the souls of the people. 691 more words

Zoroastrianism on the Silk Road Bibliography

Rose, Jenny. 2011. “The Sogdians: Prime Movers between Boundaries”. Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East. 30, no. 3: 410-419.  article link via Carthage

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Choosing a Religion on the Silk Road

Prepare yourselves for an adventure!  This semester we will study religions somewhat familiar to you: Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Buddhism.  We will also explore religions that might be completely unfamiliar to you: Zoroastrianism, Manichaeism, and shamanism.   262 more words

Buddhism

Zoroastrianism

By  Maneck Bhujwala

History

Prophet Zarathushtra (known as Zoroaster by Greek philosophers like Plato who studied his teachings) lived approximately 4,500 years ago in eastern Iranian lands, according to scholars, and based on descriptions mentioned in the holy Gathas (sacred songs, poetic compositions of the prophet containing his teachings). 973 more words

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Here Come the Pagans

Matthew 2:1-12

The story of the “wise men from the East” has embedded itself firmly in our Christmas practices. On the church calendar, their story is the centerpiece of Jan. 819 more words

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