Sufi Comics Rumi

Brothers Mohammed Ali Vakil and Mohammed Arif Vakil are the team behind the fabulous graphic novels, collectively known as Sufi Comics. They started off creating short single narrative comics, which they found to reflect the inner dimensions of Qur’anic teachings and the example of the Prophet Muhammad. These early works were eventually collected in 40 Sufi Comics (available…

The Qur’an in China at the University of South Carolina

I am giving a lecture on the Qur’an in China at the University of South Carolina on September 8th. The event is sponsored by the Center for Asian Studies, the Program in Islamic World Studies, and the Walker Institute of International and Area Studies. I appreciate the invitation from the Director of the Center of Asian Studies, Michael Gibbs Hill.