Thursday, November 19, 2009

Thomas E. Burman wins 2008 Barzun Prize

The American Philosophical Society awarded the 2008 Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultural History to Dr. Thomas E. Burman for his book, Reading the Qur’an in Latin Christendom, 1140-1560. The award was presented by Mary Patterson McPherson, Executive Officer of the Society. The award ceremony took place on Nov. 14, 2008.