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

Bruce B. Lawrence

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

Contact Info:
Office Location:  314 Gray Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-3506
Email Address: send me a message

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

Areas of Interest:

inter-religious competition and cooperation

Keywords:

networks, • institutions, • Sufism, • fundamentalism, • modernism

Curriculum Vitae
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Lawrence, BB, The Koran in English: A Biography (June, 2017), pp. 280 pages, Princeton University Press, ISBN 1400887798  [abs]
  2. Lawrence, BB, The Study Quran: A New Translation and Commentary, The Muslim World, vol. 106 no. 3 (July, 2016), pp. 633-638 [doi]
  3. Kurzman, C; Lawrence, BB, Muslim Modernities: Interdisciplinary Insights Across Time and Space1, edited by Ray, DE; Gedacht, J, The Muslim World, vol. 105 no. 4 (October, 2015), pp. 439-445 [doi]
  4. Lawrence, BB, The Millennial Sovereign: Sacred Kingship and Sainthood in Islam, Journal of Islamic Studies, vol. 26 no. 1 (January, 2015), pp. 69-72 [doi]
  5. Lawrence, BB, Applying Ibn Khaldun: The Recovery of a Lost Tradition in Sociology, The Middle East journal, vol. 69 no. 2 (2015), pp. 318-319


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