Monotheism the Zoroastrian Way

  title={Monotheism the Zoroastrian Way},
  author={Almut Hintze},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society},
  pages={225 - 249}
  • A. Hintze
  • Published 19 December 2013
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
Abstract This article examines seemingly monotheistic, polytheistic and dualistic features of Zoroastrianism from the point of view of the Zoroastrian creation myth. Exploring the personality of the principal deity, Ahura Mazdā, the origin of the spiritual and material worlds and the worship of the Yazatas, it is argued that Zoroastrianism has its own particular form of monotheism. 
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