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, spiritual context and teachings of the great founder of the Whirling Dervishes, but also includes a study of Rumi scholarship throughout the ages, bringing this volume right up to date.

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User Review  - Jan van Leent - Goodreads

Impressive study and a must read to understand the life and poems by Rumi (Jalal al-Din) By reading this study, I understood that Rumi was born in Balkh (currently located in Afghanistan) in 1207 AC ... Read full review

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User Review  - サラ サラ - Goodreads

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

Contents

THE KING OF CLERICS
41
SAYYED BORHAN ALDIN MOHAQQEQ OF TERMEZ
96
RUMI ON HIS OWN
119
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About the author (2000)

Franklin Lewis is Assistant Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at Emory University in Atlanta.

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