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Title:The 'protestant ethic' of the Mourids of Senegal
Author:Karp, MarkISNI
Book title:African dimensions: essays in honor of William O. Brown
Editor:Karp, M.
Year:1975
Pages:197-219
Language:English
City of publisher:Brookline
Publisher:Boston University, African Studies Center
Geographic term:Senegal
Subjects:ethics
Muslim brotherhoods
economics
Mourides
Sufism
Abstract:In a paper relating the religiously motivated economic conduct of a Moslem brotherhood in Senegal to Max Weber's discussion of the role of the Protestant Reformation in Western economic development, the author tries to show how the analysis of African institutions can sometimes be used to reexamine interpretations of Western experience. Notes.
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