Revelation is when something previously unknown becomes known. Most Sikhs believe the Guru Granth Sahib contains the actual words of the Gurus so its messages and teaching are the direct word of God.
What is meant by "revelation"?
Keeping something hidden
Letting something that was hidden be shown
Giving people the wrong information
What is "general revelation"?
Something that is shown to one individual
Something that is only revealed in a dream
Something that can be available to anyone
What is "special revelation"?
Something that people cannot understand
Why do some people believe that scripture reveals God?
The words were just made up by human beings
Changes have been made down the ages
God inspired the writers to put down what God wanted
How might the natural world reveal God?
God made the world so the world reflects what God sees as important
Humans can see whatever they want in the natural world
The natural world just happened through evolution
What do Sikhs believe about intelligent life?
There is no evidence for it
The Guru Granth Sahib teaches that there is intelligent life all over the universe that may have their own faith
There is little evidence for it
The Guru Granth Sahib is considered a form of?
What is at the heart of each being?
Ideas we get from society
The 'True Guru' or 'Inner Tutor', our intuition
What is unique about the bhagat bani?
It is written by non-Sikh poets from a variety of faiths
It is written by Sikh poets
It is written by a mixture of Sikh and non-Sikh poets
What do Sikhs learn about God from special revelations?
God cannot be known
God may have personal relationships with people
God is outside the universe