Continuing our #VSI25 celebration of 26 years of the 'Very Short Introduction' series, for March we're introducing Sikhism and giving you free access to the first chapter of Eleanor Nesbitt's 'Sikhism: A Very Short Introduction'
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Explore what is sometimes referred to as one of the world's newest religions with the first chapter of 'Sikhism: A Very Short Introduction':
Sikhism is sometimes described as the newest of the world’s religions. The Introduction sets out the aims of this VSI and outlines the history of the term ‘Sikhism’. There are around twenty-four million Sikhs worldwide, the majority living in the Punjab region of India, but there are now Sikh communities in many other countries as well, the two largest being in Canada and the United Kingdom...