The Regulator welcomes Duke professor Omid Safi for a reading and signing of his new book, Radical Love: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition. For the millions of readers whose lives have been touched by Rumi’s poetry, here is a chance to see the Arabic and Persian traditions that produced him. Radical Love is a stunning collection that showcases the love poetry and mystical teachings at the heart of the Islamic tradition in accurate and poetic original translations. Free.
"Omid Safi has given his deep and devout attention to this work. Radical Love is a beautiful collection."—Coleman Barks, author of The Essential Rumi
Omid Safi, professor of Islamic studies at Duke University and a columnist for On Being, is a frequent commentator on Islam. He has published numerous books, including Memories of Muhammad.