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by Paul Kriwaczek
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Moving from present to past, Paul Kriwaczek examines the effects of the prophet's teachings on the spiri-tual and daily lives of diverse peoples. Beginning in the year 2000 with New Year's festivities in Iran, he walks us back through Nietzsche's nineteenth-century interpretation of Zarathustra to the Cathars of thirteenth-century France and the ninth-century Bulgars; from ancient Rome to the time of Alexander the Great's destruction of the Persian Empire; and, finally, to the time of Zarathustra himself.
As Paul Kriwaczek shows, it left more of a mark on Judaism, Christianity and Islam than any of this holy trinity would . Kriwaczek has hit upon a fascinating and neglected subject which, with his background as a BBC producer in the Middle East, he is well-equipped to illuminate.
As Paul Kriwaczek shows, it left more of a mark on Judaism, Christianity and Islam than any of this holy trinity would care to admit. The followers of the prophet Zoroastra or Zarathustra or Zarathushtra (depending on how close to the old Persian you want to get; it translates as "rich in camels") have been around since 1200BC.
the era of the great Persian kings Cyrus and Darius in the 6th century BC, to the beginning of the first pre-Christian millennium.
Long before the first Hebrew temple, the birth of Christ or the mission of Muhammad, Zarathustra had taught of a single universal god, of the battle between Good and Evil, of the Devil, Heaven and Hell, and of an eventual end to the world. the era of the great Persian kings Cyrus and Darius in the 6th century BC, to the beginning of the first pre-Christian millennium. Paul Kriwaczek was born in Vienna in 1937.
Author:Kriwaczek, Paul Paul Kriwaczek was born in Vienna in 1937
Author:Kriwaczek, Paul. Each month we recycle over . million books, saving over 12,500 tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. Read full description. See details and exclusions. In London he trained as a dentist, and spent a decade working in Iran and Afghanistan. From there he travelled extensively in Asia and Africa before developing a career in broadcasting and journalism. In 1970 he joined the BBC full-time and wrote, produced and directed for 25 years.
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It is a 4th printing. The ISBN is 0-375-61528-9 and the LOC is 2002073015. It is a hardback with dustjacket of 248 pages, weighing 1lb6oz and the condition is NF/NF. This book is solid, straight and tight. There is an owner inscription on the half title, but no other markings of any kind.
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