Reading the Qur'an in Latin Christendom, 1140-1560
Thomas E. Burman
328 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 illus.
Cloth 2007 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4018-4 | $59.95 | £39.00
Paper 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2062-9 | $24.95 | £16.50
A volume in the Material Texts series
Winner of the 2007 Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultural History
"Superbly documented and highly convincing."–TLS
Addressing Christian-Muslim relations generally, as well as the histories of reading and the book, Burman offers a balanced and hands-on picture of the ways Europeans read the sacred text of Islam.
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