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  • Initiation into Monkhood in the Ramakrishna Mission.
    Carey, Seán (1987)
    In Richard Burghart (ed.), Hinduism in Great Britain: The Perpetuation of Religion in an Alien Cultural Milieu. London & New York: Travistock Press, pp. 134-156.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, Great Britain; Monk; Great Britain
  • Monkhood Versus Priesthood in Newar Buddhism.
    Greenwold, Stephen M. (1974)
    In Christolph von Fürer-Haimendorf (ed.), Contributions to the Anthropology of Nepal. Warminister: Aris & Phillips, pp. 129-149.

    General description based on a 22 month field study.

    Associated Search Terms: Nepal; Clergy role; Monk; Buddhist, Nepal
  • The Sociology of Religion. Volume Four. Types of Religious Man.
    Stark, Werner (1970)
    New York: Fordham University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Historical; Weber, Max; Charisma; Priest; Founder; Monk; Saints
  • Die soziale Organisation der singhalesischen Religion.
    Evers, Hans-Dieter (1964)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozial-psychologie 16:2: 314-326.

    Describes 3 roles: Buddhist monk, priest of the gods, & exorcist; the 3 spheres form a coherent total phenomenon rather than separate sects.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lanka; Organization; Monk; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Clergy role; Exorcist
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