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Ramon Marti and the Trinity: Muslims, Jews, and the Limits of Dominican Mission

Ramon Marti and the Trinity: Muslims, Jews, and the Limits of Dominican Mission
125 Queen's Park Circle, Lillian Massey Building Room 310
Time: Oct 23rd, 4:10 pm End: Oct 23rd, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: Religion, Study of (FAS), Jewish Studies, Islamic Studies, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), 400-1200, 1200-1500
Lecture by Thomas E. Burman, History, University of Tennessee

The Centre for Medieval Studies is pleased to present the 2014 CMS Alumni Lecture

Thomas E. Burman, History, University of Tennessee

Ramon Marti and the Trinity: Muslims, Jews, and the Limits of Dominican Mission

Professor Burman’s scholarly work focuses on the intellectual and religious interactions between Latin Christendom and Arab Islam, especially as these can be seen in the translation and circulation of Arabic works in medieval and Early-Modern Europe.  He  has been a Visiting Fellow at the Center for the Study of Islamic Societies and Civilizations at Washington University in  St. Louis as well as at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, and has given invited lectures at many institutions, including Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago, Dumbarton Oaks, Saint Louis University, Yale University, the Warburg Institute, the Folger Library.  Most recently he was a plenary speaker at the 45th Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University.

This event is free and open to the public.  For further information, please contact the Centre for Medieval Studies at (416) 978-4484.

Reception to follow.

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