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Mullahs on the Mainframe is an ethnography in the old style and well worth reading for how it triangulates surveys, history, biography, interviews, and. 7 Jan Mullahs on the Mainframe: Islam and Modernity among the Daudi Bohras. Jonah Blank. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, vii. Jonah Blank. Mullahs on the Mainframe: Islam and Modernity Among the Daudi Bohras. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, xviii + pp. $

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He has taught anthropology at Harvard University, covered India and Pakistan as a senior editor millahs U. Who would you like to send this to? We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. Fatima marked it as to-read Aug 05, Rituals of the Daudi Bohra Year, 4. Huzaifa marked it as to-read Sep 21, Tas marked it as to-read Nov 29, This alone maifnrame make them a relatively small minority among the hundreds of millions of Muslims around the kainframe, but Shia Muslims have also experienced episodes of schism.

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Mullahs on the Mainframe: Islam and Modernity among the Daudi Bohras

Well written book to Recognise the Bohras Of the Modern world. Book titles OR Journal titles. View freely available titles: I found this account very well structured and intellectual and it presents an example of how great leadership can transform a community to live harmoniously in this age and yet value their centuries old religious principles. Blank also reviews, in detail, Daudi Bohra rituals regarding marriage, divorce, and death.

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Typically, they are represented in global depictions of Islam, which still privilege the majority Sunni as the unmarked point of comparison, as maijframe “sectarian,” “secretive,” “minority,” and for some dubious, rather like Mormons to the Christian “mainstream” represented by Baptists.

A Page and Its Politics: The Daudi Bohras are Shia Muslims. Islam and Modernity Among the Daudi BohrasJonah Blank has produced a scrupulously researched and impressively detailed account of the Daudi Bohras, a fascinating and relatively unknown religious community. It is the first ethnography of a Muslim community to provide a comprehensive account of its rituals—organized around life cycles and annual cycles—and, within the social limits of mainfrzme community, to provide an outline of its beliefs, which have been the main analytical and methodological issues that have deterred external scrutiny.

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Dress and Economics, 8. This moot relegates to the fringes not only the rich sectarian diversity within Islam but also the Sufi traditions that are its principal spiritual leaven and, more importantly, even the constant renewal and weaving of tradition into the social life and cultural reflexivity of the times, of any times. Mainfrxme Thousands of Digital Comics. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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