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The Making of Sikh Scripture

Gurinder Singh Mann

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130249
eISBN:
9780199834433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130243.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

At present numbering twenty million adherents and spread the world over, the Sikhs represent a monotheistic tradition founded by Guru Nanak (1469–1539) in the Punjab, a region that served as a ... More


Sikhism in Global Context

Pashaura Singh (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075547
eISBN:
9780199082056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075547.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

The Sikh community has made its presence felt throughout the world. Focusing on globalization, this book presents Sikh history, politics, identity, music, ethics, material culture, the worldwide Sikh ... More


Pluralism's Puzzles, 1976–2000

Keith Robbins

in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales: The Christian Church 1900-2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198263715
eISBN:
9780191714283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263715.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This chapter considers the changed circumstances in which the churches operated. It notes a multi-faith environment in both Britain and Ireland: Islam, Sikhism, and Hinduism in particular. ... More


Female Feticide in the Punjab and Fetus Imagery in Sikhism

Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh

in Imagining the Fetus: The Unborn in Myth, Religion, and Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195380040
eISBN:
9780199869077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380040.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

With a combination of ancient patriarchal values and twenty-first-century globalization exerting social influence, the proportion of baby girls is declining rapidly in India. Ironically, the ... More


Sikhs and Their Scripture

Gurinder Singh Mann

in The Making of Sikh Scripture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130249
eISBN:
9780199834433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130243.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

The historical background to the Sikh religion is outlined, and an account given of the Adi Granth (“original book”) – the primary Sikh scripture, which is considered to be the highest authority ... More


Writings on Sikh Scripture

Gurinder Singh Mann

in The Making of Sikh Scripture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130249
eISBN:
9780199834433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130243.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

A survey is made of the relevant Sikh literature, in order to understand Sikh perceptions of the history of compilation of the Adi Granth (the primary Sikh scripture) and the difference of views ... More


The Beginning of the Scriptural Tradition

Gurinder Singh Mann

in The Making of Sikh Scripture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130249
eISBN:
9780199834433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130243.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter and the next two examine in detail the extant Sikh scriptural manuscripts in relation to the compilation of the Adi Granth (the primary Sikh scripture). Here, an analysis is made of the ... More


The Expansion of the Scriptural Text

Gurinder Singh Mann

in The Making of Sikh Scripture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130249
eISBN:
9780199834433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130243.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter and Chapters 3 and 5 examine in detail the extant Sikh scriptural manuscripts in relation to the compilation of the Adi Granth (the primary Sikh scripture). Here, an analysis is made of ... More


Toward the Adi Granth

Gurinder Singh Mann

in The Making of Sikh Scripture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130249
eISBN:
9780199834433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130243.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter and the two previous chapters examine in detail the extant Sikh scriptural manuscripts in relation to the compilation of the Adi Granth (the primary Sikh scripture). Here, an analysis is ... More


The Emerging Structure of the Adi Granth

Gurinder Singh Mann

in The Making of Sikh Scripture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130249
eISBN:
9780199834433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130243.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

The evolutionary process that resulted in the Adi Granth is traced. First, the significance of rag in Sikh devotion and its relationship to the organization of Sikh scripture are briefly addressed. ... More


The Adi Granth and the Issue of Bhagat Baṇi

Gurinder Singh Mann

in The Making of Sikh Scripture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130249
eISBN:
9780199834433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130243.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

The presence of the hymns (bhagat baṇi) of 15 Bhagats (either non‐Sikhs or Sikhs who are not gurus) in the Adi Granth and the community's responses to this portion of Sikh scripture is addressed. On ... More


The Guru Granth Sahib

Gurinder Singh Mann

in The Making of Sikh Scripture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130249
eISBN:
9780199834433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130243.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

The story of the making of Sikh scripture is brought to the present and its development is situated within a broader historical context. First, the history of the Adi Granth is traced from its ... More


Debating the Dasam Granth

Robin Rinehart

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755066
eISBN:
9780199895182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755066.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This book explores a Sikh text attributed to Guru Gobind Singh. Controversy has long surrounded substantial portions of the text that relate tales from Hindu mythology and graphic ... More


Migration, Cultural Legibility, and the Politics of Identity in the Making of British Sikh Communities

Tony Ballantyne

in Punjab Reconsidered: History, Culture, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078012
eISBN:
9780199080984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078012.003.0058
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter assesses the development of Sikh culture and politics in Britain in the post-World War II period, stressing the ways in which ideas about 'Sikh identity' were formed through engagement ... More


Asian Traditions of Meditation

Halvor Eifring (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824855680
eISBN:
9780824873028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855680.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Meditation has flourished in different parts of the world ever since the foundations of the great civilizations were laid. It played a vital role in the formation of Asian cultures that trace much of ... More


Sikhism

Doris R. Jakobsh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835330
eISBN:
9780824870669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835330.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book offers a comprehensive overview of Sikhism, which originated in India’s Punjab region five hundred years ago. As the numbers of Sikhs settling outside of India continues to grow, it is ... More


Gurbani Kirtan and the Performance of Sikh Identity in California*

Charles M. Townsend

in Sikhism in Global Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075547
eISBN:
9780199082056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075547.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter considers the Sikh religious and cultural identity/ies in southern California. It also addresses how Sikh identities are formed, performed, informed, interpreted, and understood through ... More


Sikh Children’s Literature and Identity*

Toby B. Johnson

in Sikhism in Global Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075547
eISBN:
9780199082056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075547.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter describes the educational role of Sikh children’s literature (such as the Amar Chitra Katha comic books) and its influence on the development of a Sikh identity among the young. It ... More


Introduction

Pashaura Singh

in Sikhism in Global Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075547
eISBN:
9780199082056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075547.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This introductory chapter places the book within the context of the widening area of Sikh studies, including on the Internet. It also includes brief discussions about the content of the essays in the ... More


Sikhism in a Global Context: The Legacy of History and Contemporary Challenges*

N. Gerald Barrier

in Sikhism in Global Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075547
eISBN:
9780199082056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075547.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter explores the legacy of history and migration to understand contemporary challenges to Sikhism in the global context. When the Sikhs settle abroad, tensions between their former and new ... More


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