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Omid Safi: Radical Love

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Getting the new year off to a worthy start, OMID SAFI PhD -- Duke University Professor and Director of the Duke Islamic Studies Center; Author, and Tour Guide (really!) -- brings us his brand of "Radical Love."  We're talking Islamic mysticism and American pragmatism; the liberationist tradition and traditions that link together love and justice.  Quoting a poem by Islamic scholar and mystic, Rumi, we're approaching life in the new year "as if you and I had never heard of a You and an I."  Says Omid: "We must plan for healing as others plan destruction."

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Tags:, Beyond Vietnam, Duke University, Dr. Vincent Harding, Aljosie Harding, Illuminated Tours, Duke Islamic Studies Center, Dr. King, Radical Love, Morocco,, Rumi, Omid Safi, There is a River, Turkey, WJFF

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