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Understanding Sikhism (Understanding Faith)

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Published by Dunedin Academic Pr Ltd .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sikhism,
  • Religion,
  • Comparative Religion

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8769031M
ISBN 101903765153
ISBN 109781903765159

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  One of the worlds major faiths with more than 20 million adherents, Sikhism is a religion which most people, including academics, seem to ignore. This introduction assumes no prior knowledge on the part of the reader. At the centre of the religion is the scripture, the Guru Granth Sahib, it is the focus of Sikh theology and practice to the extent that no one is allowed to come between it and. Understanding Sikhism book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the world's major faiths with more than 20 million adhe /5.   ‎Sikhism is one of the world’s main religions but to children who were not bought up in that faith it may be a mystery. We live in a multi-cultural world where it is important for everyone to have some understanding of the key religions. This guide for young people offers a simple explanation to some 5/5(5). One of the worldâ??s major faiths with more than 20 million adherents, Sikhism is a religion which most people, including academics, seem to ignore. This introduction assumes no prior knowledge on the part of the reader. At the center of the religion is the scripture, the Guru Granth Sahib, and it is the focus of Sikh theology and practice to the extent that no one is allowed to come between.

The Sikhs by Patwant Singh is a detailed overview of Sikh history and tradition that reads like a captivating Navdeep Singh, policy director of SALDEF, said: "Singh’s work remains one of the most accessible and researched books on the history and evolution of the Sikh community. Get Book. Book Description: Understanding Sikhism covers the history of Sikhism and explores how the religion has evolved and expanded. Readers learn about the guru leaders and the peaceful practices they promoted, as well as the prejudice Sikhs have endured, particularly in the . Guru Nanak () founded a scientifically and logically sound religion, Sikhism, for the welfare of the mankind.. Guru Nanak challenged the ancient philosophy, mythology, and rituals in which people of South Asia were shackled for centuries. Sikhism is based on the philosophy perceived by Guru Nanak that was further strengthened and preached by the Sikh Gurus who succeeded to the House. Dr. Pannu dedicates his book to Guru Nanak on his th birth anniversary, being celebrated around the globe in November The father of Sikhism, Guru Nanak was a great humanitarian, a brilliant scholar, and a devout missionary who spent his life discoursing .

―Understanding Sikhism -The Research Journal‖ online. 4. Publish books and monographs on Sikhism and Gurbani. 5. Collaborate with other non-profit educational institutions on research on Sikhism and Gurbani. 6. Engage with inter-faith organizations to promote a better understanding among different faith groups. Book Review. Understanding Sikhs and Their Religion: A Christian Perspective. Santosh Raj. Winnipeg, MB and Hillsboro, KS: Kindred, 70 pages. Reviewed by Alicia Hughes-Jones. In the author’s words, he has written a book to serve “as a tool for the Christian to reach out to Sikhs.” No knowledge of the Sikh culture is necessary to.   Sikhism is one of the world&#;s main religions but to children who were not bought up in that faith it may be a mystery. We live in a multi-cultural world where it is important for everyone to have some understanding of the key religions. This guide for young people offers a simple Author: Carol Rainbow. Sikhism is open to all through the teachings of its 10 Gurus enshrined in the Sikh Holy Book and Living Guru, Sri Guru Granth Sahib. Who and What is a Sikh? The word 'Sikh' in the Punjabi language means 'disciple', Sikhs are the disciples of God who follow the writings and teachings of the Ten Sikh Gurus.