Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Sufism ILA 410 8 4 + 0 4 6
Precondition Courses None
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. SEZAİ KÜÇÜK
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. SEZAİ KÜÇÜK,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective The main objective of this course is to examine and to evaluate the consepts of Sufi orders period and its thought and establishments.
Course Content The subject and the consepts related to the Sufi thought, culture and establisments.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Define narrow and broad sense the consepts related to Sufi thought and culture and establishments. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Explain the elements of Sufi orders and sufi thought. Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
3 Interpret and illustrate the sufi practises of Sufi orders period. Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
4 Distinquish the differences between the Sufi orders and debate their evaluations about Sufism. Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
5 Composing the subjects related to Sufism and Sufi approaches to this matter, reach the generalizations. Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
6 Evaluate the elements which take place in the Sufi orders period. Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 The period of Sufi orders
3 The social functions of Sufi orders
4 The establishments, the Sufi trainings in the derwish lodges and futuwwah and Ahîlik (brotherhood)
5 Bayramiyya, Badawiyya, Baktashiyya and Chistiyya
6 Khalwatiyya, Qadiriyya, Mawlaviyya and Naqshbandiyya
7 Rifaiyya, Sa’diyya, Shaziliyya and Yasawiyya
8 Midterm exam
9 The egzistence and it’s stages
10 Gnosis (Epistemoloji)
11 Human being and the Perfect Man
12 Rabitah
13 Dream, Istigasah, Istimdad and Tawassul
14 Genaral evaluation
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The student can recite the Quran according to its rules and interpret it. X
2 S/he has adequate knowledge of Arabic so that he can understand the classical and modern religious texts in his/her related field
3 S/he recognizes the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad and his physical and moral attributes and the historical process of the science of hadith, its methodology, problems, interpretation and its cultural value for the life of a Muslim. X
4 S/he relates the main topics of Islamic law (fiqh) through exploring classical and modern sources, has the ability of comparing Islamic law and other legal systems and of evaluating them in the context of Islamic legal history and theory.
5 S/he knows the principles of Islamic belief and discusses them through rational and revelational approaches and has the ability to speculate on theological problems through scientific and rational methods.
6 S/he has an adequate knowledge of the old and new religious and political movements in Islamic history and today.
7 S/he is able to report and describe the history, concepts, institutions, main figures of Sufism. X
8 S/he is able to relate the history of religious education and modern methods of education. S/he can use these methods in religious education. His/her reasoning ability, and endowment of truth thinking improves and his self-confidence increases. X
9 S/he can reflect on religion and religious themes in philosophical, sociological and psychological perspectives. S/he can define the conceptual problems and the topics which have been discussed by the Muslim thinkers. X
10 S/he can give an overview of world religions both living and dead-ones comparing their perception of God and sacred realms. X
11 S/he relates the variant period of Islamic history S/he can look at Islamic civilization and science from political, cultural and social historical perspectives using critical and interdisciplinary approaches. X
12 S/he is able to recognize the forms of Turkish Islamic Literature and can read and understand the examples of these forms. Along with the general theory of music s/he is able to recognize Turkish religious music and can practice it. S/he knows the history and the attributes of architectural and decorating arts. S/he has an aesthetical thinking. X
13 S/he researches and studies interdisciplinary at the field of Religious Sciences. S/he considers scientific, cultural and ethic values in scientific studies.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
3. Kısa Sınav 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 10
1. Final 90
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 20 20
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6