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Bruce B. Lawrence, Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Humanities Professor Emeritus of Religion

Bruce B. Lawrence
Contact Info:
Office Location:  314 Gray Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-3506
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Education:

Honorary PhDVirginia Theological Seminary2006
Ph.D.Yale University1972
Research Interests: Islam, India, and Religion in Cyberspace

Current projects: religious minorities in Africa and Asia

The Comparative Study of Religious Movements; Institutional Islam, especially in Asia; Indo-Persian Sufism; the Religious Masks of Violence; Contemporary Islam as Abrahamic Faith and Religious Ideology

Duties:

Director, Duke Islamic Studies Center Director, NC Center for South Asian Studies Member, Oversight committee for study abroad
Curriculum Vitae
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Lawrence, BB. The Koran in English: A Biography.  Princeton University Press, June, 2017: 280 pages.  [abs]
  2. Lawrence, BB. "The Study Quran: A New Translation and Commentary." The Muslim World 106:3 (July, 2016): 633-638. [doi]
  3. Kurzman, C; Lawrence, BB. "Muslim Modernities: Interdisciplinary Insights Across Time and Space1." The Muslim World 105:4 (October, 2015): 439-445. [doi]
  4. Lawrence, BB. "The Millennial Sovereign: Sacred Kingship and Sainthood in Islam." Journal of Islamic Studies 26:1 (January, 2015): 69-72. [doi]
  5. Lawrence, BB. "Applying Ibn Khaldun: The Recovery of a Lost Tradition in Sociology." The Middle East journal 69:2 (2015): 318-319.

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