Spirituality in the land of the noble: how Iran shaped the world's religions

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Oneworld, 2004 - History - 204 pages
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Although today associated exclusively with Islam, Iran has in fact played annparalleled role within all the world religions, injecting Iranian ideasnto the Jewish, Buddhist, Christian, and Manichaean traditions of theerchants who passed along the Silk Roads. This concise and readablentroduction explores the manner in which Persian culture has interacted withnd transformed each world faith, from the migration of the Israelites toran thousands of years ago, to the influence of Iranian notions on Mahayanauddhism and Christian thought. The author also considers Iran?s role inhaping the Muslim world, not only in the Middle East but also in South Asia,n an evocative and informative journey through the spiritual heritage of anncient and influential region.

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User Review  - Rune Norheim - Goodreads

Ought to be read. Not new book, but neither is the material that is treated, old religions. Not to forget Iran itself. Read full review

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User Review  - Vinay Kumar - Goodreads

this is the first noon technical book where I came across a section 'conclusion', :) feels like I've finished a journal manuscript ...... the book is just amazing...... every chapter, every page tells ... Read full review

Contents

IndoEuropeans and the search for origins
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Features of old Iranian religion
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In search of Zoroaster
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