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There are about sixteen million Sikhs in the world today, and this stimulating and informative introduction to their history, doctrines, customs, and society includes extensive translations from their sacred texts. At the heart of their religion are the ten Gurus, who transferred authority from individual leaders to the scriptures and the community itself. Sikhism exploresThere are about sixteen million Sikhs in the world today, and this stimulating and informative introduction to their history, doctrines, customs, and society includes extensive translations from their sacred texts. At the heart of their religion are the ten Gurus, who transferred authority from individual leaders to the scriptures and the community itself. Sikhism explores how their distinctive beliefs emerged from the Hindu background of the times, how a number of separate sects split off, and how far the ideals of sexual equality have been observed in practice. The result is a vivid and richly textured overview of one of the world's great religions....

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ISBN : 9780140252606
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 368 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Sikhism Reviews

  • Anne
    2019-01-27 14:11

    I really did a brief over-read only. It is a very factual book--the author is careful to explain the differences between what is "tradition" and what can be historically verified. it is a good over view of a religion that I didn't know much about .

  • Keith Lane
    2019-02-07 18:34

    One of the must reads on Sikhism.