Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Sufism ILA 317 6 4 + 0 4 5
Precondition Courses
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, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi BÜŞRA ÇAKMAKTAŞ, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi AYŞEGÜL METE,
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. The definitions of Sufism, and its subject and aim and the basic sources and consepts about sufism. Relationship the the other sciences and the periods of Zuhd (ascetism) and Sufism.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
3 Question-Answer, Homework, Testing,
4 Question-Answer, Testing,
5 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 The egzistence and it’s stages
9 Gnosis (Epistemoloji)
10 Human being and the Perfect Man
11 Rabitah
12 Keramat (Miracles), Silsila (Chain), Ijazah
13 Istimdad and Tawassul
14 Genaral evaluation
Course Notes
Course Resources

[1] Ebu Nasr Serrac et-Tusi (2012): Luma´ (İslam Tasavvufu), trc. H.K.Yılmaz, Erkam Yayınları.
[2] Eraydın, S. (1981): Tasavvuf ve Tarikatlar. İstanbul: Marmara Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi Yayınları: 82.
[3] Güngör, E. (1982): İslam Tasavvufunun Meseleleri. İstanbul: Ötüken Neşiryat: 172.
[4] Kara, M. (1983): Tasavvuf ve Tarikatlar Tarihi. İstanbul: Dergah Yayınları: 112.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 S/he can recite the Quran properly and comment within the framework of scientific measurements. X
2 S/he has knowledge of Arabic language at the level of understanding classical and modern texts in the field of Theology and uses it in expressing himself/herself in oral and written communication. S/he acquires a solid knowledge of a Western European Language at least at the level of B 1 of the European Language Portfolio, using it to follow the information in the field of Theology and communicate with colleagues. X
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 can evaluate main topics of Islamic law (fiqh) which take place in classical and modern sources, comparing the Islamic law with other legal systems within the framework of comparative law. X
5 Evaluates the principles of Islamic faith and problems of Theology within the framework of reason and authentic sources using scientific methods. X
6 S/he has an adequate knowledge of the old and new religious and political movements in islamic world in the past and today. X
7 S/he has a satisfactory knowledge of the history, concepts, institutions, philosophy and main figures of Sufism. X
8 S/he uses the information obtained from Religious education history, religious and modern training methods in the field of religious education. X
9 S/he is able to evaluate Religion and religious issues philosophically, sociologically and psychologically. X
10 S/he has knowledge about non-Muslim religions at the level of comparing. X
11 S/he is able to evaluate issues related to the Islamic history, civilization and science with a critical point of view. X
12 S/he has general information about the Turkish-Islamic literature and arts. X
13 S/he takes in consideration scientific, cultural and ethical values in interdisciplinary research and studies in the field of Religious Studies. X
14 S/he is able to use information and communication technologies at a level required in the field. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
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 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 131
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.24
dersAKTSKredisi 5