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On the Good Faith


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Title: On the Good Faith
Other Titles: A Fourfold Discursive Construction of Zoroastrianism in Contemporary Russia
Authors: Tessmann, Anna
E-mail: anna.tessmann@sh.se
Issue Date: 25-Apr-2012
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion ; Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion
Date of Defence: 2012-05-16
Disputation: Onsdagen den 16 maj 2012, kl. 13, MB503, Södertörns Högskola, Alfred Nobels allé 7, Flemingsberg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Skrifter utgivna vid Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion, Göteborgs universitet
25
Keywords: Zoroastrianism, Russia, new religious movement, mass culture, esotericism, discourse, science, new mass media, literature
Abstract: Zoroastrianism, a religion originating in the ancient East and having survived to the present day, is currently being practiced on a very small scale throughout the whole world. Since the early 1990s there has been a gradually increasing public interest in Zoroastrianism in Russia and some of the former Soviet republics where small pockets of new non-ethnic Zoroastrians have sprung up. The purpose of the presented study is to explain what constitutes the Zoroastrian trend in the case of Russia f... more
ISBN: 978-91-88348-47-0
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/28900
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Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet

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