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Rumi - Past and Present, East and West

The Life, Teachings, and Poetry of Jalal al-Din Rumi

Franklin D. Lewis

The definitive study of the world's bestselling poetDrawing on a vast array of sources, from writings of the poet himself to the latest scholarly literature, this new anniversary edition of the award-winning work examines the background, the legacy, and the continuing significance of Jalâl al-Din Rumi, today’s bestselling poet in the United States....
Publish Date
November 1
First Published in 2000
Goodreads rating
Jun 19, 2020
@shahanSean Franklin Lewis, Rumi Past & present; A Knysh, Sufism A new history; Cyrus Ali Zargar, Sufi Aesthetics; Erik Ohlander, Sufism in an Age of Transition; John Walbridge, Wisdom of the Mystic East; Juan Cole, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (historical essay) Carl Ernst, Omid Safi      source