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Reading the Qur’an in Latin Christendom, 1140-1560–Now in Paperback

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

Reading the Qur'an in Latin Christendom, 1140-1560Winner 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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