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Understanding Sikhism

Author: Michael Regan; Pashaura Singh
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2018] ©2019
Series: Understanding world religions and beliefs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Understanding Sikhism covers the history of Sikhism and explores how the religion has evolved and expanded. Readers learn about the guru leaders and the peaceful practices they promoted, as well as the prejudice Sikhs have endured, particularly in the United States after September 11. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Regan; Pashaura Singh
ISBN: 153211429X 9781532114298
OCLC Number: 1029569055
Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 25 cm.
Contents: Baisakhi festival --
What is Sikhism? --
The first four gurus of Sikhism --
The militant gurus --
The last human guru --
Where in the world are the Sikhs? --
How Sikhs practice their religion --
Common misconceptions about Sikhs --
Being Sikh in the modern world.
Series Title: Understanding world religions and beliefs.
Responsibility: by Michael Regan ; content consultant, Pashaura Singh.

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Understanding Sikhism covers the history of Sikhism and explores how the religion has evolved and expanded. Readers learn about the guru leaders and the peaceful practices they promoted, as well as the prejudice Sikhs have endured, particularly in the United States after September 11. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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