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Let Rumi Be Played By A Middle Easterner!

Trita Parsi | Posted 06.23.2016 | Entertainment
Trita Parsi

Positive depictions of minorities allow others to view people of color in a favorable light, thereby eliminating harmful stereotypes and racism. Such depictions also empower those minority groups.

Remembering Rumi

Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

December 17 is the 740th anniversary of the death of the Sufi poet Rumi, whose Persian writings are considered to be a pinnacle of mystical art that t...

Rumi's Poetry: 'All Religions, All This Singing, One Song'

Coleman Barks | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Coleman Barks

Rumi very consciously made himself and his poetry a bridge between cultures and between religions. There is nothing exclusivist about him. He includes everyone in his embrace. He was, and is, a healer of whatever might separate us.

Rumi and the Ocean of God's Love

William C. Chittick, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
William C. Chittick, Ph.D.

God loves human beings because of the fullness of the divine beauty that they display and their resultant ability to recognize God's beauty. God then asks, as any lover would, that they love him in return.

Finding Good In The Axis Of Evil

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

What's the only country that officially celebrates World Poetry Day? I'm betting you would never guess Iran.