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Professor, Scholar, and Recent ARCE Board Member Publishes Two Volumes

Professor, Scholar, and Recent ARCE Board Member Publishes Two Volumes

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Professor, Scholar, and Recent ARCE Board Member Publishes Two Volumes

ARCE member and professor Th. Emil Homerin has published two books in over the past year. Emanations of Grace, Mystical Poems by'A'ishah al-Ba'uniyah, is a rare anthology of poems by by a 16th century woman mystic who spent time in Damascus and Cairo.  Homerin's second recent book, Passion Before Me, My Fate Behind, Ibn al-Farid, is a study, with translations, of the poetry of Ibn al-Farid, the most famous Arab Sufi poet, who died in Cairo in 1235.

Dr. Homerin is Professor of Religion, Department of  Religion & Classics at the University of Rochester, where he teaches classes on Islam, classical Arabic literature, and mysticism. He has lived and worked in Egypt on many occassions.

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