'What is in it is in it', 'Discourses'
Date: Before 1273
Original Language: Arabic
In Rūmī’s Discourses, or Fīhi mā fīhi, a miscellany of 71 of his lectures or extemporaneous talks gathered together by an unknown compiler after his death, several well-known anecdotes about Jesus from the Qur’an are related that expound a sort of Sufi esoteric Christianity (cf. Lewisohn, ‘The esoteric Christia…