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Thus spoke Zarathustra: The Avesta

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320 Richmond St E - Unit 101

Toronto, ON M5A 1P9

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How the Zoroastrian Avesta influenced Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Nietzsche, and ultimately today's society.

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Zoroastrianism is often cited as the first world religion, whose ideas heavily influenced Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. We'll take a close look at Zoroastrianism's earliest book of scripture, the Gathas — 17 hymns in the Avesta attributed to Zarathustra (also known as Zoroaster). We'll consider how the Gathas differed from the earlier Persian paganism and how they influenced the Bible.

The presentation ends around 9.00. The exchange of ideas usually continues until 10, or even later, while we share complimentary snacks and beverages.

Free. There is no cost for this event but donations ($5 suggested) are greatly appreciated.

The venue is called “Centre Place” and is located at 320 Richmond St. E - Suite 101, Toronto, ON, M5A 1P9. We're on a commercial unit of "The Modern" condominium, at the NE corner of Sherbourne and Richmond. Our unit has its own entrance on Richmond, right next to McFarrens Ln. Above the main entrance there's a blue sign that says "Centre Place". (For directions lookup "Centre Place Toronto" on your phone). The venue is 100% accessible.

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