Augustana professor authors book on Sufi poetry
Posted Online: May 18, 2012, 9:58 am
Press release submitted by Augustana College
Professor’s book helps clear up misunderstandings about Muslim poetry
Rock Island, Ill. – University of South Carolina Press has published Dr. Cyrus Zargar’s book Sufi Aesthetics: Beauty, Love, and the Human Form in the Writings of Ibn ‘Arabi and ‘Iraqi. Dr. Zargar, an assistant professor of religion at Augustana, offers an approach to understanding Muslim mystics and perceiving divine beauty and human beauty as one reality.
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