Religious Thought and Spirituality in Islam

College Emmanuel College
Instructor(s) Reda, Nevin
Course Code EMT3610HS
NOTE: Graduate degree students enrol in EMT6610HS
Semester Second Semester
Section 6201
Online Yes
Credits One Credit
Location Online – Synchronous

This is a historical and topical survey of the origins and development of Islamic religious practices and mysticism. The course is primarily concerned with the growth of mystical tradition in Islam, the rise of asceticism, the early forms of personal piety that culminated into emphasis over mystical dimensions of Islamic religious experience and practice. The course will examine the rise of Sufi orders, the systematization of Sufi teaching and the evolution of theosophical dimensions of mysticism, and finally, the contribution of Sufism in the Islamic arts and literatures.

Schedule TBA
Start Time TBA
End Time TBA
Hours Per Week 2
Minimum Enrolment 10
Maximum Enrolment 20
Means of Evaluation
Currently Offered Winter 2024