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Description - Understanding Sikhism by W.Owen Cole

One of the world's major faiths with more than 20 million adherents, Sikhism is a religion which most people, including academics, seem to ignore. This introduction assumes no prior knowledge on the part of the reader. At the centre of the religion is the scripture, the Guru Granth Sahib, it is the focus of Sikh theology and practice to the extent that no one is allowed to come between it and the believer. There is no priesthood. A particular aspect of Sikhism is its relationship with and attitude to other religions, something of particular significance in our multi-religious society.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781903765159
ISBN-10: 1903765153
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 138mm x 18mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Dunedin Academic Press
Publisher: Dunedin Academic Press
Publish Date: 26-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - W.Owen Cole

Owen Cole has taught at all stages of education from junior school to university, his two main interests have been multi-faith Religious Education and Indian religions. He is one of only four non-Sikhs to have a PhD in Sikh studies from a British university.

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