Rumi: Past and Present, East and West : the Life, Teaching and Poetry of Jalāl Al-Din Rumi

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Oneworld, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 686 pages
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Going beyond the limits of biography, this text covers the origins, spiritualontext and teachings of the great founder of the Whirling Dervishes, butlso includes a study of Rumi scholarship throughout the ages, bringing thisolume right up to date.

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I love going back to this book time and again.This work is definitely a standard reference for Rumi fans. A beautiful book, Indeed!! Read full review

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An astounding work of scholarship by Dr. Lewis, which brings Rumi, his father, his son, Shams i Tabriz, and the entire world of medieval Konya to life in this monumental biography of Rumi and the ... Read full review

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Contents

THE KING OF CLERICS
41
SAYYED BORHAN ALDIN MOHAQQEQ OF TERMEZ
96
RUMI ON HIS OWN
119
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Franklin "Whitey" Lewis started at the Cleveland Press in 1929 as the boxing writer and soon became the assistant sports editor. He left to become a radio sportscaster but returned to the Press in 1939 as its sports columnist, holding that position until his death in 1958.

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