ONLINE! Bernard Lewis: His Life, Legacy and Wit (1916-2018)

Code: LH41201

Dates: April 1, 2021

Meets: 11:00 AM to 12:30 AM

Sessions: 1

Course Fee: $45.00

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"The world's foremost Islamic scholar." --The Wall Street Journal "The doyen of Middle East Studies" --The New York Times World renown, Bernard Lewis had the intellectual courage to navigate the third rail of relations between the West and Islam. He was a professor emeritus, Princeton University's Near East Studies Dept., author of 32 books, including two New York Times bestsellers, "What Went Wrong" and "Crisis of Islam," and his books have been translated into over two dozen languages. He was the recipient of 15 honorary doctorates, consultant to heads of state and, amazingly, fluent in 15 languages.
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Buntzie Ellis Churchill

Buntzie Ellis Churchill, co-author (with Bernard Lewis), Islam: The Religion and the People; Notes on a Century: Recollections of a Middle East Historian Buntzie Ellis Churchill led the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia as president for almost a quarter century and built a national reputation for the organization. She moderated the Council's daily radio show on WFLN-FM for a decade, has conducted educational trips to more than 60 countries and now lectures frequently. She has been a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, a trustee of Drexel University, and a director of the Union League of Philadelphia. Awarded several honorary doctorates she has received numerous awards for her contributions to the community. Buntzie has coauthored two books with Princeton professor, emeritus, Bernard Lewis -- Islam: the Religion and the People and “Notes on a Century: Reflections of a Middle East Historian”. Mrs. Churchill was graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania in political science and international relations. She has two almost perfect children and three absolutely perfect grandchildren.

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