For centuries scholars and theologians have debated the Qur’an’s confusing passages. But Carl Ernst says they’ve missed out on a key method for unlocking the book’s secrets. READ MORE.

UNC Chapel Hill Professor of Religious Studies Carl Ernst is a specialist in Islamic studies, with a focus on West and South Asia. He is co-director with Professor of Sociology Charles Kurzman of UNC Chapel Hill’s Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations. 

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Bruce W. Jentleson (2012) The John Holmes Memorial Lecture: Global Governance in a Copernican World. Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations. April-June 2012, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 133-148.

Bruce Jentleson is professor of public policy and political science at Duke University. Also, in July 2012 it was announced that he has been appointed to the Obama 2012 National Security Advisory Steering Committee, and is co-chairing the Middle East working group.