Search for dissertations about: "Alexandra Kent"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Alexandra Kent.

  1. 1. Ambiguity and the modern order: The Sathya Sai Baba movement in Malaysia

    Author : Alexandra Kent; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Malaysia; Sathya Sai Baba; religious movement; modernity; politics;

    Abstract : This study examines the Malaysian following of the contemporary Indian godman Sathya Sai Baba, a neo-Hindu guru famed for his miracle-working. This religious innovation has broad appeal among non-Malays, but attempts to formalise and control it have evolved within a middle-class subsection of the Indian community. READ MORE