After Macauliffe: the wondrous liberty of Puran Singh

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dc.contributor.author Shackle, Christopher
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-22T15:01:02Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-22T15:01:02Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation SHACKLE, C. 2017. After Macauliffe: the wondrous liberty of Puran Singh. Journal of the Irish Society for the Academic Study of Religions, 4(1), 74-89. en
dc.identifier.volume 4 en
dc.identifier.issued 1 en
dc.identifier.startpage 74 en
dc.identifier.endpage 89 en
dc.identifier.issn 2009-7409
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/3821
dc.description.abstract Belonging to the generation after Macauliffe, one of the first Sikhs who sought to spread the message of the Gurus in English was Professor Puran Singh (1881-1931). In his unusual life, he combined the practice of his profession with a passionate search for the expression of all-embracing spiritual realities. This drew him to the poetic interpretation of the message of the Sikh Gurus, in part inspired by his strong identification with the poetry of Walt Whitman, and resulting in a very different approach from Macauliffe's to translating the Sikh scriptures. The paper includes some discussion of the broad context of the complex interweaving of literary and religious trends across different parts of the British empire in the early twentieth century, paying particular attention to parallels between India and Ireland. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher ISASR in association with the Study of Religions, University College Cork en
dc.relation.uri http://jisasr.org/
dc.rights (c)2017, The Author(s). en
dc.subject Puran Singh en
dc.subject Sikh en
dc.subject Macauliffe en
dc.subject Japan en
dc.subject Swami Rama en
dc.subject Bhai Vir Singh en
dc.subject Forestry en
dc.title After Macauliffe: the wondrous liberty of Puran Singh en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
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dc.identifier.journaltitle Journal of the Irish Society for the Academic Study of Religions en


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