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The Resource Sikhism, Jennifer Burton

Sikhism, Jennifer Burton

Label
Sikhism
Title
Sikhism
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Burton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sikhism originated in the Indian region known as Punjab during the fifteenth century. Sikhs follow the teachings of ten holy men, known as gurus, who lived between the years of 1469 and 1708. The gurus taught that all people were equal a concept that went against the dominant caste system of Hinduism, the major religion of India. Since the death of the last guru, Sikhs have continued to revere their teachings, some of which are recorded in a book of wisdom known as the Guru Granth Sahib. Today, there are approximately 23 million Sikhs in the world, making Sikhism the world s fifth-largest religion. More than 93 percent of all Sikhs live in or near the Indian subcontinent, while North America is home to the second-largest Sikh communities. The MAJOR WORLD RELIGIONS series provides information about six of the most important religious faiths practiced around the world. More than 75 percent of the world's population over 5.2 billion people observes the tenets of one of these six religions. Each book in the series describes the important beliefs of a particular religion, along with information about its history, practices, and rituals. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources, a timeline and organizations to contact. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader s comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader s knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1969-
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Burton, Jennifer
Dewey number
294.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Major world religions
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sikhism
  • Sikhism
  • Sikhism
  • Sikhism
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Sikhism, Jennifer Burton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-106) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is Sikhism? -- The history of Sikhism -- Daily observance of the Sikh faith -- Family matters and ceremonies -- Sikhism and the modern world -- Religious demographics -- Quick reference: Sikhism -- Sikhism timeline -- Series glossary of key terms -- Organizations to contact -- Further reading -- Internet resources -- Index -- Photo credits/About the author
Control code
ocn973732049
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
112 pages
Isbn
9781422238219
Lccn
2016048084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)973732049
Label
Sikhism, Jennifer Burton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-106) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is Sikhism? -- The history of Sikhism -- Daily observance of the Sikh faith -- Family matters and ceremonies -- Sikhism and the modern world -- Religious demographics -- Quick reference: Sikhism -- Sikhism timeline -- Series glossary of key terms -- Organizations to contact -- Further reading -- Internet resources -- Index -- Photo credits/About the author
Control code
ocn973732049
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
112 pages
Isbn
9781422238219
Lccn
2016048084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)973732049

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