The Making of Sikh Scripture


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The Making of Sikh Scripture - Mann, Gurinder Singh
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The Adi Granth ("original book"), the primary scripture of the Sikhs, comprises approximately 3,000 hymns. Although the authorship of the hymns is well-recorded, the history of the compilation the Adi Granth - the creation of the Sikh "canon" - is the subject of considerable speculation and debate. In this book, Gurinder Mann attempts to construct a comprehensive secondary literature on the topic. His findings on some key issues differ from the traditional Sikh position and from the hypotheses of other 20th-century scholars ...

The Making of Sikh Scripture 2001, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195130249