Coleman Barks has published twelve books of Rumi's poetry, including the bestselling The Essential Rumi. Barks lives in Athens, Georgia, and is a professor at the University of Georgia.
Michael Green is a critically acclaimed artist and illustrator whose books include Zen and the Art of the Macintosh, Unicornis, The Book of the Dragontooth, and The I-Ching Records. He lives in Pennsylvania's Brandywine Valley.
Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library On Sale: June 6, 2006 Price: $14.95
The poetry of the medieval Persian sage Rumi combines lyrical beauty with spiritual profundity, a sense of rapture, and acute awareness of human suffering in ways that speak directly to contemporary audiences.
Trained in Sufism—a mystic tradition within Islam—Rumi founded the Sufi order known to us as the Whirling Dervishes, who...
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