Religious Thought and Spirituality in Islam
College: Emmanuel College
Course Code: 
EMT3610HS
Semester: 
Second Semester
Section: 
9101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Online – Synchronous
Description: 

This course offers a historical and topical survey of the origins, development, and variegated expressions of Islamicspiritual practices and mysticisim. The course is primarily concerned with the growth of mystical tradition in Islam and the 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. Students will be introduced to a variety of Sufi Texts in translationand academic essays from a variety of cultural and linguistic zones.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Winter 2021
Start Time: 
9:00
End Time: 
11:00
Hours per Week: 
2
Schedule: 
Wed
Additional Notes: 
Additional Evaluation: Online discussion forum
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Seminars
Readings
O