1. First Encounters2. Every Beginning is Zarathustra3. Religious Concepts, Models and Narratives4. Ethics, Purity and Gender5. Priesthood, Rituals and Ritual Infrastructures6. Transitions and Festivals7. Zoroastrian Influences on Judaism, Christianity and IslamPostscript by Anders Hultgard
Michael Stausberg is Professor of Religion at the University of Bergen (Norway). His publications include Faszination Zarathushtra (2 vols., 1998), Die Religion Zarathushtras (3 vols., 2002 - 2004), and Theorizing Rituals (2 vols., 2006-2007, together with Jens Kreinath and Jan Snoek). He is the European Editor of the journal Religion.