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Secularism and Sikh faith

Attar Singh

Secularism and Sikh faith

by Attar Singh

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Published by Guru Nanak University in Amritsar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sikhism.,
  • Secularism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Attar Singh.
    SeriesGuru Nanak memorial lecture series -- 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2018 .S51224, BL2018 S51224
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21134600M

    As a modern theory, the thesis of secularization bears the imprint of the dialectic of religion and reason or, more precisely, Protestantism and the Enlightenment. In its utopian form, it was put forward as the ideology of secularism, denying any legitimacy to religion in society. Of the great religious traditions of humanity, Sikhism is one of the youngest, being barely years old.   IV Indians and the Contextualization of Secularism In India. V The Role of Religion and Secularism in the Independence and the Framing of the Constitution Religious Fundamentalism religious pluralism Renaissance right to freedom rule Sangh Parivar scientific secular humanism Secular Movements secularism in India Sikh social society 5/5(1).

      Sacred and Secular Musics: A Postcolonial Approach, is a volume in a new series of Bloomsbury Studies in Religion and Popular Music. One hopes that other volumes received closer proofreading, as this volume is marred by typos and technical errors, although such shortcomings do not reduce the value of the work.   Likewise, a secular person must oppose religion. Strictly speaking, a secular Muslim or a secular Hindu is a contradiction in terms. How can one be anti-religious if one holds religious beliefs?

      To say that uncut hair expresses “respect” may sound like a weak excuse to a non-Sikh, but for the Sikh it is so within his community, as it lives out its moral and spiritual convictions. Without knowing the Sikh culture in detail, I suspect that “respect” really means: I respect the laws, the requirements, of the community that has Author: David Layman. Hinduism has never been a structured religion, unlike Christianity. The concept of secularism therefore, does not apply to this country. Tolerance is the name of the Hindu game.


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Secularism and Sikh faith by Attar Singh Download PDF EPUB FB2

Associate Professor of Sikh Studies at the University of Michigan. His recent books include Religion and the Specter of the West and Teachings of the Sikh Gurus. He is a founding editor of the journal Sikh Formations: Religion, Culture and Theory and Assistant editor of Cited by: First of all the book cover is beautiful and I found the concepts of secular faith and spiritual freedom very useful.

Secular faith is the commitment to spend our finite lives in a certain way despite the risk of failure and the certainty of death/5(36). [the author's] talk that he gave in Panjabi on 'Secularism and Sikh faith' under the auspices of the Department of Guru Nanak Studies, Guru Nanak University, Amritsar, on J " Description: 28 pages ; 24 cm.

The issues raised may help craft interdisciplinary and international frameworks, which address conflict resolution in culturally diverse multi-faith societies. Accordingly, the book concludes with policy recommendations for supporting the peaceful coexistence of secularism and religion in society from a peace psychological perspective.

This book is an essential guide to increasing understanding of the Sikh religion and culture. Sikhism (Religions of the World Series) by Gurinder Singh Mann This series provides succinct and balanced overviews of the religions of the world. Written in an accessible and informative style, and assuming little or no prior knowledge on the part of the reader, each book gives a basic introduction to the faith—its.

This Book Uncovers The Underlying Message Of Universal Love, Amity, Tolerance And Social Justice Inherent In Sikh Faith. Authenticated By Quotations From Oral And Written Works Of The Gurus, The.

This book conceives of religion-making broadly as the multiple ways in which social and cultural phenomena are configured and reconfigured within the matrix of a world-religion discourse that is historically and semantically rooted in particular Western and predominantly Christian experiences, knowledges, and institutions.

The Sikhs by Patwant Singh is a detailed overview of Sikh history and tradition that reads like a captivating Navdeep Singh, policy director of SALDEF, said: "Singh’s work remains one of the most accessible and researched books on the history and evolution of the Sikh community.

The decimation of was not the last one that the Sikhs have had to endure. There have been more. A thorough study of the Hindu-Sikh relations, equips one to assert that since the very birth of the Sikh faith the Hindus have regarded it an antagonistic belief that must be destroyed root and branch for the sake of preserving Hinduism.

inclusive secular: The state must not be run or directed by a particular religion but must act so as to include the widest involvement of different faith groups, including non-religious.

There is thus not one, single understanding of the meaning of “secular” when it comes to the responsibilities of the state towards religion. New Books in American Studies New Books in Education New Books in Law New Books in Peoples & Places New Books in Politics & Society New Books in Religion & Faith New Books in Secularism New Books in Spiritual Practice and.

The History of the Sikhs", is about the history of Sikhs. I read this book because I am not from this religion and want to know not only about mine but also other religious faiths. In the Sikh History book it starts with the year (birth of Nanak)/5.

The best books on Religion versus Secularism in History recommended by Martin Marty. The professor of religious history says that though the world may seem to be increasingly secular, the growth of Christianity and Islam in some places disproves it.

A History of the Sikhs (Second Edition): Vol 2: v. 2 (Oxford India Collection (Paperback))4/5. India's imperial elite subtly recast Sikh tradition as a sui generis religion, which robbed its teachings of their political force.

In turn, Sikhs began to define themselves as a "nation" and a "world religion" that was separate from, but parallel to, the rise of the Indian state and global Hinduism. This book presents students with a careful analysis of these complex themes as they have manifested themselves in the historical evolution of the Sikh traditions and the encounter of Sikhs.

In the Sikh concept of secularism, “All have equal rights in affairs. Nobody is an outsider.” (SGGS 97) The Guru treated all religions equally and wanted all to share in the bounties of nature. “O Nanak a truly religious leader should be known as.

Sikhism is the sacred religion of the Sikhs which leads to the ultimate goal of achieving salvation and uniting with ‘One’ God. brings in their collection of e-books that unites its readers to the ideals and principles of Sikhism through the amalgamation of literary pieces that will make readers rethink and reflect on the teachings of Khalsa that unfolds in our books.

Secularism is a virtue that has come to be accepted as the most natural and universal value for modern nation states today. The separation of religion and politics seems to be a common sense Author: Arihant Pawariya. Madan, “Secularism in its Place” in Secularism and its Critics ed.

Rajeev Bhargava (Delhi: Oxford University Press, ), SUMMARY: Article originally published inbut also has a postscript from Madan gives a brief history of word “secularism” (). The book has been written with a motive to demolish false propaganda of a few so called intellectuals who want to mislead simple-minded Sikhs by mis-interpreting Gurbani to suit their whims.

The author has selected 53 Topics dealing with Sikh religion .Secularism, as defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is "indifference to, or rejection or exclusion of, religion and religious considerations". In certain contexts, the word can connote anticlericalism, atheism, desire to exclude religion from social activities or civic affairs, banishment of religious symbols from the public sphere, state neutrality toward religion, the .Sikhism (sĬk´Ĭzəm), religion centered in the Indian state of Punjab, numbering worldwide some 19Sikhs live in Britain, and there are smaller communities in North America, Australia, and Singapore.

By the late s Sikhism was the world's fifth largest faith and had someU.S. adherents andin Canada.