MULLAHS ON THE MAINFRAME PDF

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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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Mullahs on the mainframe: In Jonah Blank’s important, myth-shattering book, the West gets its first look at the Daudi Bohras, a unique Muslim denomination who have found the core of their religious beliefs largely compatible with modern ideology. Arrow of the Blue-Skinned God: Combining orthodox Muslim prayer, dress, and practice with secular education, mullaha gender equality, and Internet use, this community serves as a surprising reminder that the central values of “modernity” are hardly limited to the West.

English Choose a language for shopping. Combining orthodox Muslim prayer, dress, and practice with secular education, mulpahs gender equality, and Internet use, this community serves as a surprising reminder that the central values of “modernity” are hardly limited to the West. Books by Jonah Blank. Modern ethnography has accumulated a picture of local practice and belief in Muslim communities from Africa, South and Southeast Asia, to some extent in Europe and North America, and even in the Middle East that restore them to the anthropology of religion from idealizations in religious studies.

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Blank also reviews, in detail, Daudi Bohra rituals regarding marriage, divorce, and death. In Mullahs on the Mainframe: In this important, myth-shattering book, the West gets its mulkahs look at the Daudi Bohras, a unique Muslim denomination who have found the core of their religious beliefs largely compatible with modern ideology.

University of Chicago Press; 1 edition March Language: This is simply The most important recent text on the status of Bohras living today. Mullahs on the Mainframe: Thrift No preview available – Allmann, 30 Dec Matt Nicholas rated it liked it Jun 06, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Reporting as a participant observer, Blank describes a ceremony of great passion and devotion, Combining orthodox Muslim prayer, dress, and practice with secular education, relative gender equality, and Internet use, this community serves as a surpr In Jonah Blank’s important, myth-shattering book, the West gets its first look at the Daudi Bohras, a unique Muslim denomination who have found the core of their religious beliefs largely compatible with modern ideology.

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