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- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 9.99
This book describes the key threads in the history of Sikhism, from the late 15th century to the present day. It examines the development of a distinct Sikh identity, and explores the meaning of Sikhism - its teachings, practices, rituals, and festivals. - ;The Sikh religion has a following of over 20 million people worldwide and is one of the largest... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
This reference provides a chronology of events, a brief introduction that gives a general overview of the religion, and a dictionary with several hundred entries, which present the gurus and other leaders, trace the rather complex history, expound some of the precepts and concepts, describe many of the rites and rituals, and explain the meaning of... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 55.00
A critical interpretation of Sikh literature from a feminist perspective. more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95
This new introduction to Sikhism aims to introduce this increasingly studied religion through the lens of contemporary issues. Illustrated throughout with examples and case studies taken from lived religion, each chapter attempts to interpret the teachings of Sikhism in a modern context and apply them to modern day scenarios. After an initial... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 85.00
Almost from the moment, some five centuries ago, that their religion was founded in the Punjab by Guru Nanak, Sikhs have enjoyed a distinctive identity. This sense of difference, forged during Sikhism's fierce struggles with the Mughal Empire, is still symbolised by the 'Five Ks' ('panj kakar', in Punjabi), those articles of faith... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 23.99
Sikhs Across Borders is the first study to explore patterns of transnational practices among European Sikhs, with particular focus on the links between the Sikhs in Europe, Punjab (the 'home-land') and within a global Sikh community. The book illustrates how local and transnational spheres coexist and interact in a multitude of social and cultural... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 19.99
Sikhisms short but relatively eventful history provides a fascinating insight into the working of misunderstood and seemingly contradictory themes such as politics and religion, violence and mysticism, culture and spirituality, orality and textuality, public sphere versus private sphere, tradition and modernity. This book presents students with... more...
- Hodder Education 2012; US$ 17.58
InspiRE is the first Key Stage 3 course that lets you to teach RE both thematically, and/or, by religion, giving you the flexibility to deliver lessons however you want. more...