Hintze, Almut (2014) 'Monotheism the Zoroastrian Way.' Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 24 (2). pp. 225-249.
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This article examines seemingly monotheistic, polytheistic and dualistic features of Zoroastrianism from the point of view of the Zoroastrian creation myth. Exploring the personality of the principal deity, Ahura Mazdā, the origin of the spiritual and material worlds and the worship of the Yazatas, it is argued that Zoroastrianism has its own particular form of monotheism.
|Item Type:||Journal Articles|
|Keywords:||Zoroastrianism, Iranian Studies, Religious Studies, Monotheism, Dualism, Polytheism|
|SOAS Departments & Centres:||Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of the Study of Religions|
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||10.1017/S1356186313000333|
|Depositing User:||Almut Hintze|
|Date Deposited:||24 Apr 2014 14:46|
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