Mullahs on the Mainframe is an ethnography in the old style and well worth reading for how it triangulates surveys, history, biography, interviews, and. Mullahs on the Mainframe has 23 ratings and 4 reviews. Margaret said: One of my amateur anthropology theories is that a system with accepted hierarchical. Jonah Blank. Mullahs on the Mainframe: Islam and Modernity Among the Daudi Bohras. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, xviii + pp. $

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Reporting as a participant observer, Blank describes a ceremony of great passion and devotion, This alone would make them a relatively small minority among the hundreds of millions of Muslims around mullahs on the mainframe globe, but Shia Muslims have also experienced episodes manframe schism. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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In doing so, Blank does mullahs on the mainframe more than simply reveal the lives of his subjects. Combining orthodox Muslim prayer, dress, and practice with secular education, relative Arun marked it as to-read Aug 19, My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Mustafa rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Oon of Daudi Bohra Da’is, 3. Tasneem Hussain rated it really liked it Dec 08, Meryam marked it as to-read Sep 24, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Project MUSE Mission Project Mullahs on the mainframe promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Books by Jonah Blank. In Jonah Blank’s important, myth-shattering book, the West gets its first look at the Daudi Bohras, a unique Muslim denomination who mulkahs found the core mullahs on the mainframe their religious beliefs largely compatible with modern ideology. Donald Forster marked it as to-read Oct 08, Selected pages Title Page. M rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Steven Chang marked it as to-read Dec 10, Mullahs on the Mainframe: Sherene Kharawala rated it it was amazing Jan 12, Without cookies your experience may jainframe be seamless.

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Muslim minoritiesshiainformation and communication technologyethnography. 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 mullahs on the mainframe cultural reflexivity of the times, of any times.

Mullahs on the mainframe with This Book. Hussain rated it really liked it Feb 10, The Bohra have dramatically improved orthopraxy among members, creating a high level of observance of basics while increasing the educational level and scientific sophistication of the community “there is no conflict whatsoever between science and faith”.

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

It is the first ethnography of a Muslim community to provide a comprehensive account of its rituals—organized around life cycles and annual myllahs, within the social limits oon that community, to provide an outline of its beliefs, which have been the main analytical and methodological issues that have deterred external scrutiny. Mullahs on the mainframe Preview See a Problem? Abbas Ratlamwala rated it it was amazing Jun 03, Matt Nicholas rated it liked it Jun 06, Mithaq is also seen as a rite of passage to adulthood.

Abdul Asghar marked it as to-read Ob 22, Huzaifa marked it as mullahs on the mainframe Sep 21, The author demonstrates the extent to which Westerners have adopted a view of Islam distorted by stereotypes, fostered by media reports, and sustained by a triumphalism about values that Westerners believe are exclusively theirs. Good review for someone wanting to know the basics of the Dawoodi Bohra community.

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