Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Sufism In Islamic Thought FEL 305 5 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ALİ VASFİ KURT
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. RAHMİ KARAKUŞ,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective To introduce the concepts and ideas peculiar to Sufism and opinions of major Sufis
Course Content The place of Sufism in Islamic sciences and history of Islam; basic concepts of Sufism; views of Ibn Arabi
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To explain the formation of Sufism. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 To have knowledge about its sources and basic concepts. Lecture, Question-Answer, Oral Exam,
3 To comprehend the opinions of major Sufis. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
4 To become skilful at analytical and synthetical thinking, reading and informing. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
5 To be acquainted with the actual problems of Sufism. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 To be able to compare Sufism with the other fields. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Islamic sciences and Sufism
2 Islamic sciences and Sufism
3 Sufism in general and history of Islam
4 Early Sufis
5 Basic concepts and bases of Sufism
6 Basic concepts and bases of Sufism
7 Schools of Sufism
8 Ibn Arabi
9 Midterm exam
10 Ibn Arabi
11 The concept of Hak
12 Names of God: Allah, Rab
13 Names of God: Allah, Rab
14 Human being and its value
Course Notes [1] Güngör, Erol, İslam Tasavvufunun Meseleleri, Ötüken Yayınları, 1996
Course Resources [2] İbnü´l-Arabî, Fusûsu´l-Hikem, çev. Ekrem Demirli, Kabalcı Yayınevi, 2006
[3] Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi, Mesnevi-i Şerif, çev. A.Avni Konuk, Kitabevi Yayınları, 2006
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To acquire the skill of analytical and synthetic thinking, reading and acquainting, X
2 To be able to understand and judge the philosophical accumulations at local and universal level, X
3 To be able to do researches and to improve a method about the philosophical problems in the sources that are constituted in the field of philosophy, X
4 To be able to connect the universal problems of philosophy with the local problems, X
5 To be able to interrogate the universal problems of mankind, to be able to examine the interrogations in this field, X
6 To be able to deal with the problems of such fields as science, culture and art in a philosophical way, to recognize those questions X
7 To be able to provide the usage of interdisciplinary knowledge for the common and local problems concerning science, religion and art, X
8 To be able to understand, to solve and when necessary to direct the particular problems, X
9 To be able to narrate in writing and in words in a systematic and consistent way the knowledge possessed and suggestions for the solutions of problems, X
12 To be able to attain and to use the knowledge about philosophy and history of science.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 10
4. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 4 2 8
Assignment 1 3 3
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 111
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.44
dersAKTSKredisi 4