Study: Young Networked Sikhs still value Religious Tradition and Authority

A recent study of young British Sikhs shows that while they may be digitally savvy and engage with religion on the Internet, for many of them, traditional offline community and authorities continue to play a central role.

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While many scholars argue that online environments may lead to the rise of new religious authorities, a new study conducted at the University of Leeds shows that for young Britain Sikhs, online interactions may not always alter religious beliefs and practices. “Much of the influence of the internet appeared to depend on the prior affiliations […]


Jasjit Singh

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