Textual Sources for the Study of Zoroastrianism (Textual Sources for the Study of Religion) (Paperback)

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By Mary Boyce (Translated by)
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"Boyce is a, perhaps the, world authority on Zoroastrianism. . . . Prefaced by a 27-page introduction, this anthology contains selections which offer a complete picture of Zoroastrian belief, worship and practice. There are historical texts from the sixth century B.C. onwards, and extracts from modern Zoroastrian writings representing traditionalism, occultism and reformist opinion. Anyone wishing to know more about this 'least well known of the world religions' should sample these selections."—The Methodist Church

"Wide-ranging. . . . An indispensable one-volume collection of primary materials."—William R. Darrow, Religious Studies Review

About the Author


Mary Boyce is Emeritus Professor of Iranian Studies at the University of London. John R. Hinnells is professor of comparative religion in the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. He is the author of Handbook of Living Religions and editor of the Penguin Dictionary of Religions.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780226069302
ISBN-10: 0226069303
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication Date: October 15th, 1990
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Textual Sources for the Study of Religion