A lecture with Columbia University Professor, Richard Bulliet. Sponsored by the Center for Middle East Studies and the Religious Studies Department at the University of Denver. Professor Bulliet is a Professor of History at Columbia and author of numerous books on the Middle East and Islam, including “Islam: The View from the Edge” (1993) and “The Case for Islamo-Christian Civilization” (2004). Bulliet’s lecture at DU, introduced and moderated by Religious Studies Professor, Andrea Stanton (a former graduate advisee of his), delves into the contentious history and historiography surrounding the subject of “Islam and the state”. The lecture took place on February 18, 2013.