Bruce B. Lawrence

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
(919) 660-3506


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. "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. "God's Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe, 570-1215." POLITICS AND RELIGION 2.2 (August 2009): 331-333. Full Text

Lawrence, BB. "Failing peace: Gaza and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict." JOURNAL OF PALESTINE STUDIES 37.1 (2007): 111-112. Full Text

Lawrence, BB. "The languages of political Islam in India, c. 1200-1800." INDIAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL HISTORY REVIEW 43.3 (2006): 368-372.