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Author Hartz, Paula.

Title Zoroastrianism / by Paula R. Hartz.

Publication Info. New York : Chelsea House Publishers, [2009]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Julia Hull DL Juvenile Non-Fiction - JHLY-14  J 295 HAR    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  J 295 HAR    AVAILABLE
Edition 3rd ed.
Description 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series World religions
World religions.
Summary Traces the history and beliefs of Zoroastrianism and its followers determination through centuries of persecution and hardship into the present day. The Iranian and Indian Zoroastrian communities in which the religion has thrived without missionary efforts or vast numb numbers of believers is also explored.
Note Chelsea House and Facts on File are both imprints of Infobase Publishing.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-139) and index.
Contents Introduction : The good religion of Zarathustra -- Zarathustra, father of Zoroastrianism -- Zoroastrianism through history -- Zoroastrianism in India : the Parsis -- The Avesta : the Zoroastrian scripture -- Philosophy and ethics in Zoroastrianism -- Rituals and rites of passage -- Zoroastrianism facing the future.
Subject Zoroastrianism -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781604131161 (acid-free paper)
1604131160 (acid-free paper)

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