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Introduction to Sacred Objects in Secular Spaces: Exhibiting Asian Religions in Museums

Bruce M. Sullivan

Bruce M. Sullivan is Professor of Comparative Study of Religions and Asian Studies at Northern Arizona University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sacred Objects in Secular Spaces : Exhibiting Asian Religions in Museums

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This volume describes and analyzes an array of issues related to the exhibition in museums of objects of religious significance from Hindu, Buddhist, and Sikh traditions, bringing together curators and scholars with expertise in Asian art...

What Is Hinduism? A Brief Overview

Jeffery D. Long

Jeffery D. Long is Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College, USA. He is the author of The Historical Dictionary of Hinduism (2011), Jainism–An Introduction (2009), and A Vision for Hinduism–Beyond Hindu Nationalism (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hinduism in America : A Convergence of Worlds

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...This chapter gives an overview of Hindu beliefs and practices and a summary of Hindu history, with a particular emphasis on aspects of Hinduism that are especially relevant to Hinduism in America. Defining HinduismHindu Texts and Basic...

Sikh Museuming

Sacred Objects in Secular Spaces : Exhibiting Asian Religions in Museums

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In April 2014, the Vancouver Sun reported that a Canadian real-estate billionaire, Bob Singh Dhillon, had purchased a sword that he said belonged to Maharaja Ranjit Singh, whom the newspaper called “the first warrior king of the Sikh...

Young Sikhs’ Religious Engagement Online

Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction To date, few scholars have examined the religious lives of young Sikh adults even though the British Sikh population is currently skewed towards youth. Indeed, according to the 2011 census, of the 423,158 Sikhs currently...