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29. Religion / B. Monotheistic Religion / 3. Zoroastrianism

[ancient Persian, with one god, and Zoroaster as prophet]

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Zoroastrianism saw the world as a battle between good evil gods [Zoroaster, by Harari]
Zarathustra was the first to present a god who is an abstract concept [Zoroaster]
Zoroastrians believed in one eternal beneficent being, Creator through the holy spirit [Johnson,P]
Zoroaster conceived the afterlife, judgement, heaven and hell, and the devil [Watson]
The Gathas (hymns) of Zoroastrianism date from about 1000 BCE [Watson]