Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Islamic Sects In The Middle East (Tr) ODC 615 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MUHAMMED MÜCAHİD DÜNDAR
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Course Objective Studies on middle east Islamic Sects, İnfluences of sectarian creeds on politics and international relationships.
Course Content Methodology of Islamic sects, Early diaagreements, Mutazilis, Asharis and the Maturidis, Shii Islam, Zaydis, Ismailis, Nusayri-Alawis, Druses, Wahhabis, Salafis and Neo-Salafism, Bahais.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Comprehends the effects of early dissensions in Islamic History on sects and consepts of Islamic Sects Methodology. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Recognizes "theological-politic sect" consepts and influence of faith and politics. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
3 Takes knowledge on Shia, Ahl al-Sunna, Mutazila, Murjia, Kharidjites and the early theologic-politic fractions. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
4 Analyses the fractions of Shiite sects and formation of Shiism. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Explains mythology and sects relationships. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Knows Salafism, Wahabism, Druzes, Ibadism and other Middle east Islamic Sects. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Subject matter, goal and methodolohy of the History of Islamic Sects
2 Early disagreements in Islam
3 Religious, Social and Political Reasons of the Emergence of different sects in Islam
4 Formation of Kalam: The Mutazilis
5 The Ash?aris and the Maturidis in the Middle East
6 The Concept of Shii Islam
7 The Zaydis and the Ismailis
8 The Imami Shiis andtheir religious political influence
9 The Nusayri-Alewis
10 The Druses
11 The Wahhabis
12 Moderm Selefis
13 The Bahais
14 General Evaluation
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources Daftary, Farhad. The Ismailis, Their History and Doctrines. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Daftary, Farhad. Ismaili Literature, A Bibliography of Sources and Studies, London, I. B. Tauris, 2004.
Ash?ari, Al-Ibanah (Elucidation of Islam?s Foundation), N. York, 1967.
Taftazani, Commentary on the Creed of Islam, N. York, 1950.
Wensinck, J. The Muslim Creed*. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1932.
Wolfson, H. A. The Philosophy of The Kalam. London: Harvard University Press, 1976.
Ceylan, Yasin. Theology and Tafsir in the Major Works of Fakhr al-Din al-Razi. Kuala Lumpur: ISTAC, 1996.
Ceric, Mustafa. Roots of Synthetic Theology in Islam, A Study of the Theology of Abu Mansur al-Maturidi. Kuala Lumpur: ISTAC, 1995.
Madelung, W. ?The Spread of Maturidism and the Turks.? In ACTAS IV Congresso de Estudos Arabes e Islamicos, Coimbra- Lisboa 1 a 8 de Setembro de 1968, 109-168. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1971.
Martin, Richard C., Mark R. Woodward, and Dwi S. Atmaja. Defenders of Reason in Islam, Mu´tazilism from Medieval School to Modern Symbol. Oxford: Oneworld, 1997.
Fakhry, Majid. A Short Introduction to Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism. Oxford: Oneworld, 1997.
Nasr, S. H. , and O. Leaman, eds. History of Islamic Philosophy. Vol. I-II. London: Routledge, 1996.
Sharif, M. A History of Muslim Philosophy, Wiesbaden, 1963.
DELONG-BAS, NATANA J. Wahhabi Islam: From Revival and Reform to Global Jihad, Oxford Un. Press, 2004.
Oliver, Haneef James, The ?Wahhabi? Myth, 2002.
Commins, David, The Wahhabi Mission and Saudi Arabia, London, I. B. Tauris, 2006.
Virani, Shafique N, The Ismailis in the Middle Ages, Oxford Un. Press, 2007.
Landolt, hermann and others, An Anthology of Ismaili Literature: A Shiʿi Vision of Islam, London, I. B. Tauris, 2008.
Sayyid, Ayman Fuad, The Fatimids and their Successors in Yaman: The History of an Islamic Community, London, I. B. Tauris, 2002.
Friedman, Yalon, The Nuṣayrī-ʿAlawīs: An Introduction to the Religion, History and
Identity of the Leading Minority in Syria, Leiden, Brill, 2010.
Momen, Mojan, An Introduction to Shii Islam, Yale Un. Press, 1985.
Jafri, The Origins and Early Development of Shi?a Islam, Beirut, 1976.
Sharon, Moshe, Studies in Modern Religions, Religious Movements and the babi-bahai Faiths, Leiden, Brill, 2004.
Momen, Moojan. A Short Introduction to the Bahai Faith. Oxford: Oneworld, 1997.
Soli Shahvar, The Forgotten Schools: The baha?is and modern education in Iran, 1899?1934, London, I. B. Tauris, 2009.
Scharbrodt, Oliver, Islam and the Bahai Faith, London, Routledge, 2008.
Hitti, Philip, Origin of the Druze People and Religion, Forgotten Book, 2010.
Swayd, Samy, Historical Dictionary of the Druzes, Oxford, The Scarecrow Press, 2006.
Joseph, Isya, Devil Worship:The Saret Book and Traditions of Yazidiz, Boston, 1919.
Bulut, H.İbrahim, Dünden Bugüne Siyasi-İtikadi İslam Mezhepleri Tarihi, Ankara 2011.
Ahmet Bağlıoğlu, İnanç Esasları Açısından Dürzilik, Ankara 2004.
Bağdadî, Mezhepler Arasındaki Farklar, çev. Ethem Ruhi Fığlalı, İstanbul 1991.
E. Ruhi Fığlalı, İmâmiyye Şîası, İstanbul 1984.
Eşârî, Makalâtül-İslâmiyyîn ve İhtilafül-Musallîn, thk.Helmut Ritter, Weisbaden 1980.
Ethem Ruhi Fığlalı, Babilik ve Bahailik, Ankara 1993.
Hasan Onat, Emeviler Devri Şii Hareketleri ve Günümüz Şiiliği, Ankara 1993.
Henry Laoust, İslamda Ayrılıkçı Görüşler, (tr. E.R.Fığlalı-S.Hizmetli), Ankara 1999.İ. Abdulhamid, İslamda İtikâdî Mezhepler ve Akâid Esasları, M. Saim Yeprem, İstanbul 1983.
İbn Hazm, el-Fasl Fîl-Milel vel-Ehvâ ven-Nihal, Beyrut 1986.
Kummî ve Nevbahtî, Kitâbul-Makâlât vel-Fırak ve Fırakuş-Şîa, çev. Hasan Onat-Sabri Hizmetli-Sönmez Kutlu-Ramazan Şimşek, Ankara 2004.
Muhammed Ebû Zehra, İslâm´da Siyâsî ve İtikâdî Mezhepler Tarihi, çev: E. Ruhi Fığlalı-O. Eskicioğlu, İstanbul 1970.
Şehristani, Milel ve Nihal (çev. Mustafa Öz), İstanbul 2008.
W. M.Watt, İslam Düşüncesinin Teşekkül Devri, Çev. E.R. Fığlalı, Ankara 1981.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects Having and using advanced knowledge and comprehension supported by textbooks including actual knowledge in international relations literature, materials and the other scientific resources Having and using advanced knowledge and comprehension supported by textbooks including actual knowledge in international relations literature, materials and the other scientific resources
2 Analyzing data, ideas and concepts of foreign policy and international relations, determining complex events and topics, making discussions and developing new suggestions in accordance with researches Analyzing data, ideas and concepts of foreign policy and international relations, determining complex events and topics, making discussions and developing new suggestions in accordance with researches Having conscious about professional and scientific ethics Having conscious about professional and scientific ethics
3 Having the skill about methods and techniques in reaching knowledge Having the skill about methods and techniques in reaching knowledge
4 Having skill to improve career in the jobs such as attaché and ambassador Having skill to improve career in the jobs such as attaché and ambassador
5 Introducing those who are interested in international events with the topics of international relations and teaching clearly the problems of international relations and the types of solutions Introducing those who are interested in international events with the topics of international relations and teaching clearly the problems of international relations and the types of solutions Having the skills to take initiatives, capacity for team-working and open-minded Having the skills to take initiatives, capacity for team-working and open-minded Using Turkish well, having a good written and oral communication and also having ability of empathy Using Turkish well, having a good written and oral communication and also having ability of empathy
6 Accessing, examining and elucidating with scientific methods to the knowledge of international relations and expanding literature about international relations Accessing, examining and elucidating with scientific methods to the knowledge of international relations and expanding literature about international relations
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Total Workload 0
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 0
dersAKTSKredisi 6