Sikhism: A Very Short Introduction

by Eleanor Nesbitt

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ISBN-13: 9780198745570
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/01/2016
Series: Very Short Introductions Series
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 612,366
Product dimensions: 4.40(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Eleanor Nesbitt is Professor Emeritus in the Warwick Religions and Education Research Unit, Centre for Education Studies, University of Warwick. Her ethnographic research has focused on the lives of young people in Sikh, Hindu, and Christian communities in the UK. Her publications include Intercultural Education: Ethnographic and Religious Approaches (Sussex Academic Press, 2004) and Interfaith Pilgrims (Quaker Books, 2003).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Guru Nanak and his first successors
3. Guru Granth Sahib
4. Turban, Khalsa, and codes of conduct
5. The shaping of modern Sikhism
6. Sikhism outside India
7. Attitudes to caste, gender, and other faiths
8. Sikhism and the third millennium
Further reading
Glossary
Timeline
Index

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