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GUEST BLOG—Truth in Storytelling with Don Whitfield

GUEST BLOG—Truth in Storytelling with Don Whitfield

Last week on my way to the office—after an early morning foray into the part of Homer’s Odyssey where Odysseus begins to tell the story of his adventures to the hosts who have rescued him—my attention was caught by two fellow bus passengers recounting to each other how they had […]

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GUEST POST — Getting Into the Spirit of the Qur’an by Don Whitfield

GUEST POST — Getting Into the Spirit of the Qur’an by Don Whitfield

Dear Fellow Rumi-nators, I hope that you have been able to get copies of the two books for our seminar this summer, The Prophet and the Poet: Reciting God. As I have started to prepare for the seminar, my focus has been on the Ma’navi of Rumi, the first book […]

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GUEST BLOG – Don Whitfield invites you to engage in friendly argument about David Hume

GUEST BLOG – Don Whitfield invites you to engage in friendly argument about David Hume

There are many, many books that seek to communicate the complex philosophical ideas of great thinkers by presenting them in language that the authors feel is easier to understand than the original works. Some of these books are very successful in doing so – the original works are sometimes written […]

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Don Whitfield invites you to join him in Germany this June.

Don Whitfield invites you to join him in Germany this June.

What made me leap at the opportunity to lead the upcoming Travel Pursuits trip to Germany is the prospect of experiencing first-hand the places and people which are the source of so many of my lifelong impressions and interests. Most of us have lived through the decades in which Germany […]

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