Bruce B. Lawrence

Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Humanities Professor Emeritus of Religion

External Address: 
314 Gray Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90964, Durham, NC 27708-0964
Phone: 
(919) 660-3506
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Overview

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

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Yale University 1972

Lawrence, BB. "Terror, Religion, and Liberal Thought." SOPHIA 50.4 (December 2011): 713-715. Full Text

Lawrence, BB. "In Search of the Sacred: A Conversation with SH Nasr on His Life and Thought." MIDDLE EAST JOURNAL 65.1 (2011): 133-142.

Lawrence, BB. "The Crisis of Islamic Civilization." MIDDLE EAST JOURNAL 65.1 (2011): 133-142.

Lawrence, BB. "The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam." MIDDLE EAST JOURNAL 65.1 (2011): 133-142.

Lawrence, BB. "Political Spiritualities: The Pentecostal Revolution in Nigeria." MIDDLE EAST JOURNAL 65.1 (2011): 133-142.

Lawrence, BB. "Journey into America-the Challenge of Islam." MIDDLE EAST JOURNAL 65.1 (2011): 133-142.

Lawrence, BB. "A World without Islam." MIDDLE EAST JOURNAL 65.1 (2011): 133-142.

Lawrence, BB. "The Quest for Meaning: Developing a Philosophy of Pluralism." MIDDLE EAST JOURNAL 65.1 (2011): 133-142.

Lawrence, BB. "Faith and Power: Religion and Politics in the Middle East." MIDDLE EAST JOURNAL 65.1 (2011): 133-142.

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