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Edit this comparison chartRumiSt. Francis Of Assisi
Born 1207 A.D., Balkh Province (present day Afghanistan) 1181/1182, Papal States
Died 17 December 1273 A.D., Konya (present day Turkey) 3 October 1226 (aged 43-45), Assisi, Papal States
Introduction (from Wikipedia) Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Balkhī (Persian: جلال‌الدین محمد بلخى‎ Persian pronunciation: [dʒælɒːlæddiːn mohæmmæde bælxiː]), also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī (جلال‌الدین محمد رومی Persian A series of articles on Christian mysticism
Influences Baha-ud-din Zakariya, Attār, Sanā'ī, Abu Sa'īd Abulḫayr, Ḫaraqānī, Bayazīd Bistāmī, Šamse Tabrīzī The Lord Jesus.
Influenced Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Abdolkarim Soroush Sts Clare, Dominic, and Anthony.
Title Mewlānā Friar.
School tradition Sufism; his followers formed the Mevlevi Order He founded the Order of the Franciscans.
Honored in Sufism. Catholic Church, Anglican Communion, Lutheran Church, Old Catholic Church
Religion Islam Christianity

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