Zoroastrianism

How Queen Front Man Freddie Mercury’s Zoroastrian Faith Shaped His Music - World Religion News

July 20, 2018
Singer-Songwriter Was More religious Than You Think Unless you have been living in a cave, you know the rock band, Queen. For the last forty years, their music has been played at sports stadiums, movies, radio stations, and personal music players. The new film Bohemian Rhapdosy will explore the creation of the band and the […]

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Qissa-e Parsi: The Parsi Story Film Screening and Discussion

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Harvard Yard, 2 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Qissa-e Parsi_posterOn Saturday, February, 6th the Pluralism Project co-hosted a screening of Qissa-e Parsi: The Parsi Story, followed by a special Q&A with co-director Divya Cowasji who will be joining us virtually from India. A panel discussion on the topic of “Personal Perspectives on Zoroastrian Philosophy”... Read more about Qissa-e Parsi: The Parsi Story Film Screening and Discussion

Death in Boston: Dying, Mourning, and Religious Difference (2014)

This report explores the history and modern practices surrounding death and mourning in Boston's religious communities.

Scholars and critics often point to an American tradition of death and mourning that dominates our culture’s funeral rites. It is at once derided and celebrated: for some, it represents a brutal scheme of extortion and abuse; for others a tasteful way to dispose of the dead.[1] For all, this tradition is a uniquely American event, one with no precedent in either American or Christian religious history.

This reading of...

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