[ skip to content ]

Monotheism the Zoroastrian Way

Hintze, Almut (2014) 'Monotheism the Zoroastrian Way.' Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 24 (2). pp. 225-249.

[img]
Preview
Text
Download (336Kb) | Preview

Abstract

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
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/18346

Statistics

Download activity - last 12 months
Downloads since deposit
692Downloads
206Hits
Accesses by country - last 12 months
Accesses by referrer - last 12 months

Research Mentions and Reach

Additional statistics for this record are available via IRStats2

Repository staff only

Edit Item Edit Item