Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Turkish Sufi Literature ITS 525 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. SEZAİ KÜÇÜK
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. SEZAİ KÜÇÜK,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective To introduce the postgraduate students to the relation between Islamic mysticism and literature
Course Content Analysis of sufis´ literary works regarding the thought of Islamic mysticism and the relation between Sufism and literature
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Have a knowledge of the conceptual framework of Islamic mysticism. Lecture, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Comments the relation among literary tradition, faith, and inherent knowledge. Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
3 Compare the relation of Sufism and Divan Literature. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Comments the relation between Sufi Literature and Dervish Literature chronologically. Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Homework, Testing,
5 Knows the literary genres about Allah in Sufi Literature. Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
6 Classifies historical, biographical, and bibliographical resources of Sufi Literature. Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to Mysticism
2 The relation between mysticism and literature
3 Mysticism and Divan Literature
4 Mysticism and Dervish Literature
5 Tawhids in Sufi Literature
6 Naats in Sufi Literature
7 Munajats in Sufi Literature
8 Mawlids in Sufi Literature
9 Tazkirat al-Awliyas in Sufi Literature
10 Menakebnames in Sufi Literature
11 Maktels and Marsias in Sufi Literature
12 Nutuks and Ilahis in Sufi Literature
13 Nefes in Sufi Literature
14 Shathiya in Sufi Literature
Course Notes
Course Resources 1. Niyazî-i Mısrî Divanı, Sağlam Kitabevi, İstanbul 1976.
2. Necla Pekolcay, İslâmî Türk Edebiyatı, İstanbul 1976
3. Necla Pekolcay, Mevlid (Vesiletü?n-Necât), İstanbul 1980
4. Seçmeler Şeyh Galib, (hzl. A. Gölpınarlı), MEB, İstanbul 1986.
5. Mustafa İsen, Acıyı bal Eylemek Türk Edebiyatında Mersiye, Ankara 1993
6. H. İbrahim Şener, Alim Yıldız, Türk İslam Edebiyatı, Rağbet Yayınları, İstanbul 2003.
Diyanet İslam Ansiklopedisi, ilgili maddeler.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To gain skill for data collection, consultation of the literature and analysis in relevant area X
2 To become skilled at knowledge of methods for the process of scientific research X
3 To gain the skill to make contribution to science, at least in one of the theoretical, methodic or practical areas, in the scientific researches X
4 To gain thorough competence in critical evaluation and synthesis
5 To gain the skill for production of new ideas X
6 To have the capability of interdisciplinary study and gain the skill for adaptation of theory, method and applications of different branches to relevant branch X
7 To follow technical, scientific developments and information technologies in relevant area X
8 To publish at least an academically work related to the writing of history X
9 To gain the skill for communication with the national or international circles of the relevant branch X
10 To have behavioral and ethic sensitivity in accordance with academic life
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Assignment 3 15 45
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6