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'''Zoroaster''' (c. 1200 BC) was an ancient [[Persia|Persian]] figure, and the founder of [[Zoroastrianism]]. Zoroastrianism is a dualistic religion, in which two forces, the force of good [[Ahura Mazda]], and [[Angra Mainyu]], the force of evil.
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'''Zoroaster''' (c. 1200 BC) was an ancient [[Persia|Persian]] figure, and the founder of [[Zoroastrianism]]. Zoroastrianism is a monotheistic and dualistic religion, in which two forces, the force of good [[Ahura Mazda]], and [[Angra Mainyu]], the force of evil. The prophet is also known by the name of '''Zarathustra'''.  
  
 
In the end, the force of good and the creator of the universe, Ahura Mazda, will defeat Angra Mainyu. [[Angel]]s are present in Zoroastrianism, and the concept of one, all-powerful God predates all monotheistic religions except for [[Judaism]]. Some speculate that Zoroastrian ideas may have also had an effect on early [[Christianity]], and [[Islam]].
 
In the end, the force of good and the creator of the universe, Ahura Mazda, will defeat Angra Mainyu. [[Angel]]s are present in Zoroastrianism, and the concept of one, all-powerful God predates all monotheistic religions except for [[Judaism]]. Some speculate that Zoroastrian ideas may have also had an effect on early [[Christianity]], and [[Islam]].
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Revision as of 21:25, 18 August 2007

Zoroaster (c. 1200 BC) was an ancient Persian figure, and the founder of Zoroastrianism. Zoroastrianism is a monotheistic and dualistic religion, in which two forces, the force of good Ahura Mazda, and Angra Mainyu, the force of evil. The prophet is also known by the name of Zarathustra.

In the end, the force of good and the creator of the universe, Ahura Mazda, will defeat Angra Mainyu. Angels are present in Zoroastrianism, and the concept of one, all-powerful God predates all monotheistic religions except for Judaism. Some speculate that Zoroastrian ideas may have also had an effect on early Christianity, and Islam.