Annemarie Schimmel (1922–2003) was an international authority on Islamic religion and literature, most especially the works of Rumi. She taught at Harvard University and the University of Bonn for many years and is the author of more than seventy books.
Books & Audio
The Life and Work of the Great Sufi Poet
This book (previously published as I Am Wind, You Are Fire) celebrates the extraordinary career of Persia's great mystical poet, Rumi (1207–1273), through the story of his life, along with an enlightening examination of his ecstatic verse. Rumi lived the… Read More
About the Author
Annemarie Schimmel is an international authority on Islamic religion and literature and especially the works of Rumi. The author of over seventy books, she is now retired from Harvard University and the University of Bonn but continues to lecture worldwide.