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Zoroastrian Rituals in Context Edited by Michael Stausberg· December 2003 Rituals, it is agreed, play a prominent role in Zoroastrianism, one of the oldest· ISBN: 9789004131316 continuous traditions of mankind. In this book, scholars from a broad range of· Hardback (x, 734 pp. 51 illus.) disciplines make the first ever collective effort to address this issue. From a historical· List price: €204.- / $266.- and geographical perspective, texts and contexts studied in these pages range from· Language: English antiquity to modernity, all the way from Japan, China, India, Iran, Europe to California.· Numen Book Series, 102 The essays touch on questions of theory, ritual texts, change and performances, gender· Imprint: BRILL and professional religion (priesthood/lay-people). The rituals studied are placed in a broad scope of social and local settings ranging from the royal court to the needy, fromSubject the rural village to the urban metropolis, from the domestic to the public.Religious Studies › History of Religion READERSHIP: All those interested in ritual studies, ritual theory, Iranian studies, Zoroastrianism andoffers online access to Brill's related areas ranging from European, Islamic, Vedic, Taoist, all the way to Shinto rituals.books and journals. For more information see (NL) +31 (0)71-53 53 500Phone (US) +1-617-263-2323Email: [email protected] View full information on

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