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  • "Western Seminary": On Transnational Shiite Higher Education in Britain.
    Van den Bos, Matthijs (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2: 238-254.

    Considers 2 British Shi'ite schools with affiliated seminaries, using Dumont's concept of "encompassment of the contrary." Both local identity (diversity-embracing, modern, sect-transcending etc.) & transnational ties to sectarian and traditionalist contexts are encompassed.

    Associated Search Terms: Dumont, Louis; Shi'ite, Great Britain; Seminary; Islam, Great Britain; Great Britain; Education; Assimilation
  • Le Brahmane pur et le prêtre impur.
    Quigley, Declan (1992)
    Recherches sociologiques 22:2: 69-89.

    Critique of Louis Dumont's analysis of the Brahman caste.

    Associated Search Terms: Caste; Dumont, Louis; Hindu; Brahman
  • Brahmanes et Possédés: Deux Modèles de Prêtrise dans la Socieété Indienne.
    Deliège, Robert (1992)
    Recherches sociologiques 22:2: 91-114.

    Louis Dumont distinguishes 2 kinds of Hindu priest--Brahmin & the "possessed." This article elaborates the discussion of the latter.

    Associated Search Terms: Dumont, Louis; Clergy role; Hindu
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