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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Mullahs on the Mainframe: Islam and Modernity among the Daudi Bohras
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Jen marked it as to-read May 11, In Jonah Mullahs on the mainframe 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. 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 that 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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