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September 2018

Wednesdays at the Center: “Radical Love: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition” with Professor Omid Safi (Duke University)

September 26, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
John Hope Franklin Center Durham, NC United States + Google Map

Dr. Omid Safi will highlight his new book, Radical Love: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition (Yale University Press, 2018). The collection brings together sayings from the Qur’an, Hadith and Hadith Qudsi, the poetry of Rumi, Sa’di, Hafez, and stories from ‘Attar, Abu Sa‘id-e Abi ‘l-Khayr, Kharaqani, Sulami, and others. Dr. Safi hopes Radical Love anthologizes Sufi poetry in a way that is both faithful to the original and poetic in translation. Omid Safi is the Director of the Duke Islamic Studies…

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