A Sage for the Age

Tolson, Jay
December 2001
U.S. News & World Report;12/3/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 23, p40
Profiles Princeton University scholar Bernard Lewis, whose work focuses on Islamic culture and history. How Lewis' ideology has made him the subject of academic controversy; His role as a consultant to the United States government on matters related to Islam; His opinion that cultural condescension on the part of the U.S. is one cause of conflict in the Middle East; Lewis' recommendation that the West not underestimate the threat of Osama bin Laden.


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