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A:The ancient Zoroastrian religion had many characteristics later found in Judaism or Christianity, some of which are:
  • Monotheism
  • Creation of the world in seven stages
  • Angels
  • The seven archangels
  • Angra Mainyu, or Ahriman, as the evil adversary of Ahura Mazda, foreshadows Satan
  • Heaven and hell as places of punishment, and a last judgement
  • The Saoshyant, who will be born of a virgin and lead humanity in the last battle against evil

When the author of Matthew's Gospel wrote of the magifollowing a star to come and worship Jesus, he knew that the magi were priests of the Zoroastrian religion and that they expected one day to receive the Saoshyant, a saviour to be born of a virgin. This story shows the priests of this great religion accepting Jesus as their saviour.

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How do you compare Zoroastrianism to Christianity?

Both Christianity & Zoroastrianism emphasize the battle between Good & Evil, & choosing Good over Evil.

How does Zoroastianis compare to Christianity?

They are very similar and both are a form of monotheism, or the belief in one god. Zoroastrianism believers follow a man named Zoroaster just as Christians low the works of Jesus. Christianity is the largest religion in the world today but, in 300 A.D. Zoroastrianism spaned from Egypt to China.

Is Christianity like Zoroastrianism?

No. Zoroastrianism arose from a Philosopher's beliefs, Whereas Christianity has always been around and is belief in an eternal God who created everything.

How is Christianity different from Zoroastrianism?

There are many similarities between Christianity and Zoroastrianism, but also some differences.Christians believe in God, whereas followers of Zoroastrianism believe in Ahura Mazda .In Christianity, Jesus has already come, born of a virgin. In Zoroastrianism, the Saoshyant is yet to come, and will be born of a virgin. Both will fight evil at the end times.Fire is sacred in Zoroastrianism, but not in Christianity. Orthodox followers of Zoroastrianism prefer neither to bury their dead in the sacred ground, nor cremate them.

What religion did not originate in India Hinduism Buddhuism Sikhism Zoroastrianism?


What was before Christianity and judaism?

Hinduism, Buddhism, and some smaller religions such as Zoroastrianism.

How do Christianity compare to Christianity?

They are exactly the same.

What other religions are similar to Islam?

Judaism, Christianity, Sikhism, Zoroastrianism, & Baha'i.

Which one of the following elements is common to Judaism Christianity Islam and Zoroastrianism?

Which one of the following elements is common to Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Zoroastrianis

What was the major religion in persia before islam?

A mix of Zoroastrianism, Judaism and Christianity.

Compare the rise of Christianity in the Roman emp?

You need to specify what is is that we need to compare the rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire to.

Which other religions are Muslims commanded to respect by their prophets?

Judaism, Christianity, & possibly Zoroastrianism.

What are the religions of south Asia?

Buddhism Christianity Hinduism Islam Jainism Judaism Sikhism Zoroastrianism

What monotheistic reliogions arose out of the middle east through the influence of zoroastrianism?

judaism, christianity, and islam

What do Zoroastrianism and Christianity both have in common?

They both believe we are in a Spiritual Battle between the Powers of Good and Evil.

What other religions are monotheistic?

Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Sikhism are the better known monotheistic religions.

How many religions are present in India?


What is the primary religious grops of India?

hinduism; islam; sikhism; buddhism; jainism; christianity;zoroastrianism; judaism.

What are the 9 main religions in the world?

Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Zoroastrianism, Bah'ai and Taoism

Which religious worshipped one god?

All of the Abrahamic faiths: Judaism, Zoroastrianism, Christianity, Islam, and the Baha'i Faith.

Which belief system saw a change in the perception of its founder from a teacher of ethics into a messiah?

Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, or Zoroastrianism

What religions does Islam stem from?

Islam stems from Judaism, Christianity, Arab Henotheistic religions, and small bits of Zoroastrianism.

What is the year and location of Zoroastrianism's founding?

Zoroastrianism was the religion of Iran (Persia) before Islam. It was founded in Persia around the 6th century BC out of the teachings of a religious philosopher called Zoroaster. It influenced Christianity, Judaism and Islam

How does Islam compare to Christianity?

It doesn't. You cannot compare the two because they are polar opposites

What are the dissimilarities between the religions Hinduism Buddhism Judaism Islam Christianity and Zoroastrianism?

they believe in different God but God is one

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