Omid Safi

Omid Safi

Omid Safi is a professor of Islamic Studies, and founder of Illuminated Courses.

Arts & Culture

Fake Hafez: How a supreme Persian poet of love was erased

That so many of the poems attributed to Hafez are fake reveals a Western appropriation of Muslim spirituality.

Fake Hafez: How a supreme Persian poet of love was erased

Religion

The pontiff should highlight Palestine

He has spoken of inequality and capitalism. Now is the time for Pope Francis to re-open the peace process.

The pontiff should highlight Palestine