Course Title : Sufism
Code Course
Type
Regular
Semester
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Credits ECTS
ISC 314-1 B 6 4 0 0 4.00 4
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Language Turkish, Arabic
Course Level
Description In this subject will be analyzed in a general way, the issues such as: the definition of the Sufism, history of the tasavufic opinion, the birth of the taricats under the light of the binds of science of tasavuf with other Islamic sciences. The great representatives of Sufism and their doctrines, the perception of Sufism for the education of nefs (yourself) and the human maturity and the position of taricats in the tradition of the Muslim doctrine
Objectives Reading and distribution of the texts contents chosen for sufism constitutes the foundation of this subject
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1Introduction to Sufism, its written sources, and its religious foundations
2The terminology of Sufism and basic characteristics
3Zuhdi and the first ascetics
4The development of Sufism and the first sufis
5Development from suffis to tariqat
6Ibn Arabi and “vahdeti shuhud”
7Imam Rabbani and “vahdeti shuhud”
8Midterm Exam
9Tasawwuf institutions in Balkans
10Mevlana and Mevlevi tariqat
11Nakshibendi and Halveti tariqat
12Kadiri and Rifai tariqat
13Sadi and Melami tariqat
14Bektashi tariqat
15Social relations of tariqats with Balkan societies
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Other
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1The student will be supplied with fundamental knowledge about Sufism
2The student knows the greatest Sufists and is introduced to their works
3The student will gain the ability to make a round up
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms130
Quizzes00
Projects130
Term Projects00
Laboratory00
Attendance00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade60
Contribution of final examination to overall grade40
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
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Total Workload
(hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16464
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14228
Assignments 100
Midterms 144
Final examination 166
Other 000
Total Work Load 102
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 4.08
ECTS 4

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