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Virtual Lecture: “Persian Writings of Ruzbihan Baqli” with Professor Carl Ernst (UNC)

August 26, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join us for a presentation by Professor Carl Ernst, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Islamic studies in the Department of Religious Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill. Ruzbihan Baqli was a Persian Sufi poet, born in Pasa and buried in Shiraz and best known for his ecstatic and visionary life and his writings on Sufi expression of ecstasy (shath). His works in Arabic and Persian cover Quranic commentary, poetry, theology, jurisprudence, and grammar.

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Meeting ID: 896 1179 0000

Free and open to the public.

Presented by the Graduate Student Association of Iranians at Duke University (GSAID) and the Iranian Cultural Society of NC (ICSNC). Co-sponsored by the Persian Studies Program at UNC Chapel Hill, Duke University Middle Eastern Studies Center, and Department of Religious Studies at UNC Chapel Hill.


August 26, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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