Rumi by Leslie Wines
A Spiritual Biography (Lives and Legacies)

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Rumi, the thirteenth-century Persian lawyer-divine and SUfi, widely considered literature's greatest mystical poet...
 

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Published January 25, 2001 by Crossroad 8th Avenue. 192 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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Like Hildegard of Bingen and Julian of Norwich in the Christian world, Jalaluddin Rumi was both poet and mystic, and is counted among the greatest Islamic artists in both arenas. His poetry, translate

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The bare outlines of Rumi's life--his family's flight from Afghanistan to modern Turkey during the Mongol invasions in the 13th century, his early educational achievements, and the meeting with the eccentric Shams al-Din al-Tabriz that catapulted him into love and mysticism--are presented here wi...

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According to Leslie Wines, a journalist with a background in Eastern religion and meditation, the thirteenth-century mystic and poet Jalalu'ddin Rumi is revered in the Islamic world "for his excellence as a poet;

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