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.
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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 (12071273), through the story of his life, along with an enlightening examination of his ecstatic verse. Rumi… Read More
Poems of Rumi
- translated by
- Annemarie Schimmel
Jalaluddin Rumi (1207-1273), one of the world's most beloved poets, poured out thousands of verses expressing a wonderful, high-soaring love for God. Rendered in rhythmic language, the poems collected in this book echo the enraptured dances created by Rumi and… Read More
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.