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Name: _Emrie Mickens_____________________________________________________ Date: _____________ Period: _____________ RELIGION: ______________________________________ Founded by: In the country of: Around the year: Has this many gods: God is called: Teaches that after you die: Main beliefs: Holy book is called:
How are the beliefs of Zoroastrianism similar to your religion? How did Zoroastrianism begin? Zoroastrianism began in Ancient Persia (what is now Iran) approximately 3500 years ago when the prophet Zarathustra or Zoroaster was inspired to teach and preach to others when his peaceful society was being torn apart by warring tribes. He saw this as a struggle between good and evil. What do Zoroastrians believe? Zoroastrians believe in one God called Ahura Mazda. They believe Ahura Mazda created the world and everything in it. The enemy of Ahura Mazda is the evil spirit Angra Mainyu. It is believed that one day the forces of good will defeat the forces of evil and restore the world to the state of perfection it was originally. It is believed that people have to choose between good and evil. If the good deeds outweigh the bad they believe they will go to heaven by way of crossing a bridge. If the evil outweighs

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