By Karenjot Bhangoo Randhawa
The former princely country of Malerkotla, Punjab is a spot the place riots didn't ensue in the course of Partition. during this targeted Muslim majority city, there are 4 specific non secular teams that stay in shut proximity to one another. but, the final development of peaceable plurality within the city has led to the transcendence of violence even if the probability looms nearby. the original case of Malerkotla, Punjab presents a chance to seem extra heavily and significantly at Sikhs and their dating with Muslims in India.
As a case examine, this paintings captures the general trend of Sikh-Muslim interplay in a city which may go beyond clash and make peace the norm. Randhawa uncovers how spiritual institutions, expressions and actions have helped to construct social capital and stabilize peace. This e-book additionally emphasizes interreligious figuring out, cross-cultural knowledge, and clash transformation, and discusses how interfaith groups can interact to bridge knowing on the way to hinder violence.
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