The Self and the Other in Ibn Arabi and Rumi

The Self and the Other in Ibn Arabi and Rumi
By Professor Süleyman Derin
Associate professor, Marmara University, Faculty of Theology - Istanbul-Turkey

"What are the borders between my self and other? How should be the relationship with different selves? Sufism has great potential to give answers to such an experiential problem. Among Sufis, Ibn Arabi and Rumi have ideas which complete each other. Avni Konuk who interprets Rumi’s Mathnawi through the eyes of Ibn Arabi, is the connection point between these two great Sufis..."

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