The Sikhs: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices / Edition 2

The Sikhs: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices / Edition 2

by Owen Cole, Avtar Kaur Sambhi, Piara S. Sambhi, Piara Sinfh Sambhi
     
 

This second edition of The Sikhs is an indispensable, comprehensive and reliable guide to anyone with an interest in the Sikh religion and community. Sikhism is increasingly capturing the attention of students and scholars of history and sociology, as well as religion. … All major aspects of the religion are covered: its history and development, the Sikh… See more details below

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This second edition of The Sikhs is an indispensable, comprehensive and reliable guide to anyone with an interest in the Sikh religion and community. Sikhism is increasingly capturing the attention of students and scholars of history and sociology, as well as religion. … All major aspects of the religion are covered: its history and development, the Sikh scriptures, worship, ceremonies and festivals, religious thought, daily life and ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781898723134
Publisher:
Sussex Academic Press
Publication date:
06/01/1998
Series:
Religious Beliefs & Practices Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
1,314,579
Product dimensions:
5.05(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.66(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Illustrations
Preface
Glossary
1The religious background of Guru Nanak1
2The place of the Ten Gurus in the Sikh religion8
3The Sikh scriptures44
4Gurdwara and Sikh worship58
5Sikh religious thought67
6Daily life, ceremonies and festivals106
7Ethics142
8The attitude of Sikhism towards other religions153
9Sikhism 1708 to the present day161
10The Sikh dispersion182
App. 1Rahit Maryada (a guide to the Sikh way of life)200
App. 2Ardas209
App. 3The structure of the Guru Granth Sahib212
Primary sources for the study of Sikhism218
Secondary sources and additional bibliography221
Index228

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