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Cole: I Support Chairs for the Disabled

Owen Cole teaches at the Chichester Institute of Higher Education. He has been a visiting professor at Punjab University, Patiala (1983) and holds a Ph.D. in Sikh studies. He has authored/co-authored/edited over 30 books and written over 25 articles. His books include Six Religions in the Twentieth Century (Stanley Thornes, 1984), The Sikhs: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices (Sussex Academic Press, 1995), Spirituality in Focus (Heinemann, 1997), Teach Yourself Sikhism (Hodder and Stoughton, 1994), A Popular Dictionary of Sikhism (N.T.C. Publishing Group, 1997), and Teach Yourself Hinduism (Hodder and Stoughton, 1995).

Sikh-Diaspora (Yahoo! Groups), Chichester, U.K., Mar. 4, 2003

"I fully support the attempt to allow chairs for the disabled in gurdwaras [Sikh places of worship]."
"This demonstration of human concern can only bring respect to the Guru Granth Sahib [primary Sikh scripture] and the Panth [Sikh community]."