HIS 101 NOVA Zoroastrianism Holy Tex The Avesta Reading Discussion
Northern Virginia Community College
* Zoroastrianism Holy text (the Avesta)
After reading the document respond to the following questions in 2-3 paragraphs (200-300 words)
*Responses that are too short (below 200 words) will not receive full credit. Please spend some time reading, analyzing, and thinking about the document to be able to write a meaningful and critical reflection.
1) What can we learn about this religion from its holy text? What was important to Zoroastrians? What did they believe?
2) Choose 2 quotes you find interesting or important and explain why. If you are familiar with Christianity or Islam, try to find quotes that you think are similar to those religions. If you are not familiar with any other religions, just choose quotes to analyze that interest you.