Sikhism

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Infobase Publishing, 2009 - Sikhism - 175 pages
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The roots of Sikhism lie in India, where it was founded approximately 1500 A.D. by Guru Nanak, who was critical of the blind rituals of Hindus and Muslims.
 

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Contents

Founders
15
Scriptures
30
Worldview
40
Worship and the Gurdwara
52
From the Sikh Tradition
63
Growing Up Sikh
64
Cultural Expressions
79
Festivals and Holidays
92
Chronology Timeline
128
Notes
133
Glossary
134
Bibliography
138
Further Reading
139
Websites
140
Index
141
Picture Credits
151

Memories
105
Sikhism in the World Today
115
Contributors
152
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Kalsi is a lecturer in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Leeds, UK.

Dr. Ann Marie B. Bahr, Professor of religion, South Dakota State University; Columnist, Brookings Register

Martin E. Marty is professor emeritus of religious history at the University of Chicago. He is the winner of the National Book Award and the author of more than fifty books. His recent books include "Martin Luther: A Life" (Viking) and "The Christian World: A Global History" (Modern Library).

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