Rumi and Social Justice
Mevlana Jelaludin Rumi (Hz) is often cited as the most popular poet in the West, often referred to as the Poet of Love. But has this emphasis somehow compromised our understanding of his legacy? After all he was also an Islamic scholar, theologian and teacher.
Purpose: Community Learning
Duration: 7.5 hours over 5 weeks, Thursday 1.30pm – 3.00pm
Next course: 19 November – 17 December
Aims and Objectives
To consider Rumi’s teachings and find your own inspiration through his work.
“Inside you there’s an artist you don’t know about.”
“The quieter you become the more you are able to hear.”
“Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.”
“As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.”
You will be able to:
- understand the work and legacy of Mevlana Jelaludin Rumi
- identify key themes in his work
- recognise the relevance of his work today.
Who is the course for?
If you have an interest in poetry and literature, religion or education, this would be a great course for you.
This course would give you an insight into modern social sciences and could lead onto study on our popular Access to HE Social Science course.
What will it cost me?
The cost for this course is £25. It is free if you are unemployed or earning less than £17,004 per annum.