Bruce B. Lawrence

About Bruce B. Lawrence

Bruce B. Lawrence, an Islamicist, served as the Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Humanities Professor of Religion and Director of the Islamic Studies Center at Duke University and is now Professor Emeritus of Religion at the university. His most recent book, “The Qur’an—A Biography,” was published by Grove/Atlantic in 2007. With his Duke colleague and spouse, miriam cooke, Lawrence coedited “Muslim Networks from Hajj to Hip Hop,” published by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Press in 2005, as part of a series he also coedits on Islamic Civilization and Muslim Networks.