Lewis, Franklin

Franklin Lewis

Franklin Lewis, PhD, is associate professor of Persian Literature and chair of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. His research focuses on Persian and Arabic literature and philology. Sufism and Islamic thought, and Baha'i studies. Franklin has written profusely on these topics and has done numerous translations. His translations of Rumi's poetry appeared in 2008 as Rum: Swallowing the Sun.

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