Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Thought Of Islamic Mysticism ILA 446 8 2 + 0 2 5
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 Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ALİ VASFİ KURT,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective
To present a framework for the renewal of Sufi thought and to clarify the framework here by teaching the classical works in Sufism literature.
Course Content

The content of this course is the development, change and issues of Sufi thought within the framework of the works written from the early period of Sufism and discussions about them.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explain the emergence and development of Sufi thought. Lecture, Testing,
2 Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Periodicalization of the history of Sufism
2 Formation of early Sufi thought, representatives and basic issues
3 Hakim Tirmizi-Beyanü’l-Fark ve Hatmü’l-Velaye
4 Muhasibi-er-Riaye li Hukukillah ve el-Akl
5 Serrac-el-Luma
6 Ebu Talib el-Mekki-Kutu’l-Kulub
7 Kelabazi-et-Taarruf,
8 Kuşeyri-Risale, Hucviri-Keşfu’l-Mahcub
9 The formation of Sufism Metaphysics
10 Ibn Arabi's Life, Works, Place in Religious Thought
11 Criticism of Ibn Arabi, Followers of Ibn Arabi
12 Epistemology in Ibn Arabi
13 Existence in Ibn Arab
14 Sample Texts from Fusus-Hikem and Futuhat-ı Mekkiyye
Course Notes
Course Resources
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 50
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 6 6
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 115
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.6
dersAKTSKredisi 5