Rumi: Past and Present, East and West : the Life, Teaching and Poetry of Jalâl 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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Rumi: past and present, east and west: the life, teaching and poetry of Jalâl al-Din Rumi

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Jal l al-Din Rumi, the 13th-century Persian Muslim scholar and Sufi mystic, has been a best-selling poet in America in recent years. While his name is commonly associated with images of Whirling ... Read full review

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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

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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