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Dr. Omid Safi

Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Duke University

Dr. Omid Safi is a scholar in the Sufi tradition of Radical Love & Founder of Illuminated Courses & Tours.

Omid is a professor at Duke University specializing in Islamic spirituality and contemporary thought. 

Omid is among the most frequently sought out Muslim public intellectuals in popular media, appearing in The New York Times, Newsweek, Washington Post, PBS, NPR, NBC, CNN, and other international media.

His most recent book is Radical Love, which has been published by Yale University Press.  He is currently teaching a course on Islamic Spirituality, focused on the mystical poetry of Rumi.