Religious Thought and Spirituality in Islam

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

This course is an introduction to !slamic spirituality with a focus on Su'fism, often referred to as the "mystical" tradition of Islam. It -offers a historical and topical survey of the tradition's foundational beliefs, practices, and variegated expressions. The course will examine the rise of Sufi orders, the systematization of Sufi teaching and the evolution of theosophical dimensions of Sufism, antj fiha!ly, the contribution of Sufism in the Islamic arts and literatures. A main concern is to foster an understanding of some of.the stations and states experienced by the wayfarer on th.e spiritual path, as reflected in Sufi writings. Students will have the opportunity to peruse a variety of Sufi texts in translation from different cultural and linguistic zones.

Schedule TBA
Start Time TBA
End Time TBA
Minimum Enrolment 5
Maximum Enrolment 10
Means of Evaluation
Currently Offered Winter 2024