Rumi versus St. Francis Of Assisi comparison chart
| ||Rumi||St. 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.
|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
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