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Zoroastrianism

  • By: Jamsheed K. Choksy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Zoroastrianism is an ancient religious tradition with global implications due to the diaspora of its adherents and its impact on other religious traditions, including Christianity. The Zoroastrian, or Mazdean, religion arose from the devotional poems of the prophet Zarathushtra ...

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