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Unformatted text preview: Ahure Mazda (supreme creator god wise lord) Zarathushtra: priestly and prophetic teacher 17 psalms, called the Gathas, that for part of the sacred book, the Avesta (contains ritual hyms and a work on priestly purity regulations) Five Features of Interest: 1. Ethics: morality is central, both as an ideal and as an achievement 2. Eschatology 3. Evil as a demonic antagonist 4. Dispose of dead to birds of prey in Towers of Silence 5. Historical influence (ie. Judaism, Christianity, Islamic)...
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course RL 121 taught by Professor Prill during the Spring '08 term at Juniata.
- Spring '08