Sikhism and Christian faith
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Sikhism and Christian faith

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Published by Lucknow Pub. House in Lucknow .
Written in English


  • Sikhism,
  • Christianity

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementE. Ahmad-Shah.
LC ClassificationsBL2018 .A42
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 126 p. ;
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4079325M
LC Control Number79904726

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Sikhism, founded upon the teachings of Guru Nanak and the ten successive Sikh Gurus in fifteenth century Punjab, is the fifth-largest organized religion in the world. This system of religious philosophy and expression has traditionally been known as the Gurmat (literally the counsel of the gurus) or the Sikh Dharma. Sikhism originated from the word Sikh, meaning. “Sikhism: Its History, Beliefs and Texts Only evil, selfish men would concoct a book like that!” • “You think Christianity is true because you live in the West and were brought up in the Christian faith. If you had been born in India, you’d be a Hindu!”. Sikhism has been criticized for various reasons by non-Sikhs and some scholars, but Sikhs and other scholars find these criticism to be flawed and based on poor understanding or common to all religions. The colonial-era missionary Ernest Trumpp criticized Sikhism for its incoherent scripture that its followers do not understand. Hew McLeod has criticized the Sikh popular historical literature.   Coming from the pluralist tradition of Sikhism where the holy book contains not only the verses of the Sikh Gurus but also of Hindu and Muslim saints, and where the Ultimate is received in a.