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Muslim journeys at EPL: ‘The Poetry of Rumi’

Sunday, April 6, 3:00 p.m., 3rd floor Seminar Room, Main Library [title]

Jalal al-Din Rúmí (1207–73), popularly known simply as Rúmí, was the greatest Sufi mystic and poet in the Persian language, famous for his lyrics and for his epic Masnavi-yi Maʿnavi which widely influenced mystical thought and literature throughout the Muslim world. Professor Carol LaHurd of the Lutheran School of Theology leads a discussion of this remarkable work, exploring its theological and lyric content and influence.

Register online or by calling 847-448-8620. Copies of A Rumi Anthology will be at the 2nd floor desk. Part of the Muslim Journeys program and discussion series.

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