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  • Convert, Revert, Pervert.
    Pace, Enzo (2009)
    In Guiseppe Giordan (ed.) Conversion in the Age of Pluralism. Leiden: Brill, pp. 189-212.

    Typology, corresponding to Weber's types of legitimacy; rituals of return as evidence of conversion being a system-level phenomenon.

    Associated Search Terms: Return; Ritual; Conversion; System; Hindu, Arya Samaj; Jewish, Lubavitcher; India; Hindu, India
  • A Comparative Sociology of World Religions: Virtuosos, Priests, and Popular Religion.
    Sharot, Stephen (2001)
    New York: New York University Press.

    An updating of a Weberian treatment of elite & popular religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, medieval; Confucian; Hindu; Weber, Max; Commodification; Buddhist; Historical; Reformation; Islam; State; Taiwan; Hierocracy; India; Virtuoso; Little tradition; Jewish; Big tradition; Comparative; China; Daoist; Syncretism; Popular religion; Elite
  • Religion and Revolution.
    Lewy, Guenter (1974)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Islam; Sudan; Sri Lanka; Spain; Mexico; India; Germany; Egypt; China; Burma; Brazil; Latin America; Africa; Puritan, Great Britain; Catholic, Mexico; Jewish; Hindu, India; Christian; Revolution; Messian; Cargo cult; Anabaptist
  • Jews as an Indian Caste.
    Strizower, Schifra (1959)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 1: 43-57. [Also in Louis Schneider (ed.) Religion, Culture and Society. New York: Wiley, 1964, pp. 220-232]

    Describes Indian Jews up to the 1950s, based on modern population data, interviews, & traditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, India; Caste; India
  • Jewish Castes of Cochin India.
    Smythe, Hugh H., an dT. Gershuny (1956)
    Sociology and Social Research 41:2: 108-114.

    Traditionally, different Jewish castes did not worship together or socialize; the younger generation is beginning to change this.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, India; India; Caste
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