Sikhism, prentice halls textbook on sikh history, reli. Introduction to semitic religious thought and sikhism by bhagat singh hira. Full text of guru nanak dev studies in sikhism and. This books is the result of concerted teamwork among the academia staff of the. This is a comprehensive work on the religions of china. Semitic religious thought and sikhism book by bhagat singh hira. Harbans lal courtesy of the sikh foundation emeritus professor and chairman, department of pharmacology and neuroscience, the university of north texas health science center at fort worth texas, and emeritus professor of religious studies, guru nanak dev university at amritsar, is a graduate of punjab university. Hinduism, buddhism, christianity, islam, and sikhism philpapers. Sikhism is an indian religion founded in the punjab, a state in the northwest. This website can be used to give dawah invitation to islam to nonmuslims.
Weekly connections to the world religions and cults generalized timeline chart with a church and denominational breakdown. Buy a comparative study of religions book online at best prices in india on. Comparative religions curriculum pack master books. Singh brothers is a prominent company engaged in the publication and distribution of sikh books and punjabi literature books.
Founded in india around 1500 ad by guru nanak, who lived from 1469 to 1539 ad, he was the first of the ten gurus, or teachers, of the sikhs. Given the complexity of religion, the department of religious studies at ucr works constantly in an interdisciplinary space. Part of the themes in comparative religion book series thcr. This of course, as a scholars book, written by a scholar for scholars, and a scholarly appreciation on a historical and comparative basis of sikhism, is something which will certainly be welcomed by all serious students of sikhism and also of comparative religion. Teachers are encouraged to adjust the schedule and materials needed in order to best work within their unique educational program. If our purpose in studying comparative religions is so that we can be more fruitful witnesses, then doing so can be helpful. The reason is that religion deals with what is transcendent in the sense that it deals with what man is. Using a polymethodic approach, the book grapples with many narratives dealing with interreligious competition and. Sikhism emerged in 16thcentury india in an environment heavily permeated with conflicts between the hindu and muslim religions. Comparative religion is the branch of the study of religions concerned with the systematic comparison of the doctrines and practices of the worlds religions. A book of shadows for wiccans, witches, and other practitioners of magic jul 15, 2016. A comparative study themes in comparative religion. An alternative approach is to select central themes of inquiry and to investigate how the religions engage with each theme. A comparative study of religions has been written by a scholar who has occupied himself with the subject of religion for over fifty years but no finality can be claimed.
Its main writings are contained in the adi granth, a punjabi phrase meaning the original or first book, which was compiled by the fifth guru, arjun, in 1604. An introduction and millions of other books are available for amazon. Hinduism and sikhism are dharmic religions that originated in the indian subcontinent. This book examines the various christian responses to islam in nigeria.
Cross cultural encounter and translation theory and practice. General introduction comparative study sikh concepts sikh spirituality. What is the purpose of the study of comparative religions. Essentials of sikhism the sikh missionary society uk. Comparative religion wikibooks, open books for an open world. I look at the idea of rest as rotating ones qualitative focus, not just doing less or changing activity.
So, before reading a book or taking a class on comparative religions, first learn the qualifications and philosophical slant of the author or the teacher. Studies in sikhism and comparative religion national. Chapters will focus on god, revelation, the scriptures, worship, ethics and the history of these two religions, and will highlight both differences and similarities. As such, it includes an introduction giving an overview of the subject, and the special themes treated in the book, as well available formats. Comparative religions teacher guide includes the suggested weekly schedule, has easytomanage lessons that guide the reading, worksheets, and all assessments. The comparative study of religions world religions. Though grounded in the study of sikhism and south asian religion philosophy, my research interests are located at the intersections of various disciplines such as. Religious evolution and the axial age from shamans to priests to prophets loading. Sikhism and punjabi this guide presents selected resources for religious studies which are available through the delgado community college libraries and open access websites. A comparative study ebook written by abid mushtaq wani. You can buy different sikh religion books, punjabi literature books, sikh gurus books from singh brothers. If you want to study paganism in more detail, this book is the place to start. Robin rinehart, professor of religious studies and asian studies program.
Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read hinduism, islam and sikhism. An examination of over 50 world religious views, always with a focus on the word of god as truth. Cooperating faculty in religious studies come from across campus and include philosophers, professors of comparative literature, area studies specialists, and scholars of media and cultural studies. A voyage of discovery, fourth edition, considers one religion at a time, chapter by chapter. This website of comparative religion gives you the details of the comparative study of islam with world major religions like christianity, judaism, hinduism, buddhism, sikhism, zoroastrianism and atheism. Its founding teacher, guru nanak dev, was born in 1469 to a hindu family. Mainis article in studies in sikhism and comparative religion, oct, 1987 therefore, in guru granth sahib, due to its authorship by a parliament of religions the wordguru brings a universal message for the benefit of all humankind without any distinction. Full text of guru nanak dev studies in sikhism and comparative religon volume 19. Sikhism religious studies seton hall university libraries at. In general the comparative study of religion yields a deeper understanding of the fundamental philosophical concerns of religion such as ethics, metaphysics, and the nature and forms of salvation. In general the comparative study of religion yields a deeper understanding of the fundamental philosophical concerns of religion such as ethics, metaphysics. The maturing of monotheism a dialectical path to its truth loading. It examines and origins and historical development, the sacred texts, the central tenets, the institutions and rituals of hinduism, buddhism, jainism, sikhism, confucianism, taoism and shinto.
This course combines an introduction to the religions of asia with comparative analysis of some key organizing themes for the study of all world religions. Comparative religion comparative study of islam with. Mark juergensmeyer department of global studies uc. Our books explore religion around the world, covering topics such as religion, gender and sexuality, and religion and popular culture, as well as offering the latest research in theory and method. Christianity comparative studies, comparative religion. Buy a comparative study of religions book online at low. All religion is interreligion engaging the work of steven m. Feel free to contribute, or ask questions on the discussion page. Among the living scholars, he is the most authentic and. If you keep pushing the same quality button fast or slow, concentrated or dispersed, hardworking or lazy for the same component all the time, of course its going to become depleted, just like if you keep working a single muscle in the same. Sri caitanya and guru nanak a comparative study of. Start studying comparative religions unit 3 chapters 6 and 7.
It is a study of the complex, interreligious relationships in nigeria. A comparative study themes in comparative religion cole, w. This book is meant to explore world religions while discussing similarities and differences in themes, stories, locations, ideas, etc. This book confirms my view that there is nothing about the sikhs or their religion that mcleod does not know and there is no one who can put it across with as much clarity and brevity as he can. List of books and articles about sikhism online research library. This book presents the basic fundamentals of paganism. Arvindpal mandair um lsa asian languages and cultures. Mark juergensmeyer is professor of global studies,professor of sociology, and affiliate professor of religious studies at the university of california, santa barbara, where he was the founding director of the global and international studies program and the orfalea center for global and international studies. Based on a course in paganism that the authors have taught for more than a decade, it is full of exercises, meditations, and discussion questions for group or individual study.
Hinduism is an older religion originating from the vedic period around bce, while sikhism was founded in the 15thcentury by guru nanak both religions share many philosophical concepts such as karma, dharma, mukti, maya and sa. Sikh institutions sikh studies sikh religion books. This volume will provide a thorough comparison of the rituals, beliefs and history of sikhism and christianity. A feminist rememory of sikh identity suny series in religious studies. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The relationship of the study of religions and theology varies in different countries. His works include a number of books and numerous papers on the religion of guru nanak. Search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library.
This unique and insightful book skillfully combines recent research in the area of sikh studies to provide an accurate and comprehensive overview of sikh. Comparative religions the vital resource for grading all assignments from the comparative religions course, which includes. Prior knowledge of religious theory should not be needed to understand the content of this book. International bibliography of theology and religious studies all fields title author call number subject bible passages canon law passages time ranges isbnissn ixtheo notations find advanced search. Liberal studies 1 eastern and comparative religion.
Discover librarianselected research resources on sikhism from the questia online. Semitic religious thought and sikhism book by bhagat. Comparative religion on the academic oxford university press website academic skip to main. Studies in sikhism and comparative religion guru nanak foundation new delhi, india. Visit today for any type of sikh books or books on sikhism. After going through the semitic religious thought and sikhism, i safely say that this book author has called it thesis of revered principal bhagat singh hira is of its own kind. Specifically, sikhism is founded on the teachings of nanak and nine successive gurus in fifteenth century northern india, the fifthlargest organized religion in the world this system of religious philosophy and expression has been traditionally known as the gurmat literally the counsel of the gurus or the sikh dharma.876 1066 1006 721 713 642 531 1405 791 968 1080 823 92 561 296 1128 1057 521 424 336 1082 659 276 469 19 1014 754 1176