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Prof. Almut Hintze of SOAS awarded European Research Council grant of €2.5 million to study core ritual of Zoroastrianism

Prof. Almut Hintze of SOAS awarded European Research Council grant of €2.5 million to study core ritual of Zoroastrianism

Professor Almut Hintze FBA, Zartoshty Brothers Professor of Zoroastrianism at SOAS University of London, has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Investigator Grant of just under €2.5 million (ca. £2 million) for a project on the Yasna, the core ritual of one of the most ancient and influential living religions, Zoroastrianism. The project…

New class at Stanford explores Zoroastrianism

New class explores ancient religion Popular faiths rooted in Zoroastrianism Zoroastrianism, the world’s oldest revealed religion, is the focus of an introductory course this quarter taught by Visiting Prof. Jennifer Rose from the School of Religion at Claremont Graduate University. “Introduction to the Zoroastrian Religion,” organized by the Center for South Asia and a committee…Read More