Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Makalat-Firak Texts KLM 513 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MUHAMMED MÜCAHİD DÜNDAR
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Course Objective

Introducing of early Islamic Sects works and reading passages from these works and other sectarian monographs and politic-sectarian texts.

Course Content

Reading and discussing of passages from major Works of History of Islamic Sects (Maqâlât and Fıraq) and Sectarian Monographs.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Recognizes early Maqalat works and sectarian passages. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Recognizes linguistic points of early Maqalat-Firaq works. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Compares the texts of History of Islamic Sects. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Evaluates the different expressions about sects and creeds. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Read sectarian texts and monographs. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Evaluates the consistency of texts in History of Islamic Sects. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Texts from Maqalat of al-Ash´ari.
2 Texts from al-Farq of al-Baghdadi.
3 Texts from al-Shahristani´s al-Milal va al-Nehal.
4 Texts from Shiite maqalat authors: al-Nawbakhti and al-Qommi.
5 Texts from Makhoul al-Nasafi, Isfaraini and Malati.
6 Texts from Mu´tazilite authors: al-Ka´bi, Ibn al-Murtadha and Nashi al-Akbar.
7 Texts from Mu´tazilite authors: al-Hayyat and Ibn al-Murtadha.
8 Texts from al-Fasl of Ibn Hazm.
9 Politic-Sectarian texts: al-Jahiz and Ibn al-Qutayba
10 Anti-Jahmiyah texts.
11 Texts from early Kharidjite works: Salim Ibn Dhakwan and his al-Sira.
12 An early Kharidjite Creed: Amr b. Jumai´ and his Aqedah al-Tawheed.
13 Anti-Jahmiyah texts.
14 Texts from an anti-Jahmiyah and anti-Shiite work: Ibn Taymiyyah and Minhaj al-Sunna.
Course Notes
Course Resources

1. Texts from early Maqalat-Firaq works.
2. Sönmez Kutlu, Mezhepler Tarihine Giriş, İstanbul 2008.

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 To become skilled at knowledge of methods for the process of scientific research To gain the skill to make contribution to science, at least in one of the theoretical, methodic or practical areas, in the scientific researches To gain thorough competence in critical evaluation and synthesis To gain the skill for production of new ideas To have the capability of interdisciplinary study and gain the skill for adaptation of theory, method and applications of different branches to relevant branch To follow technical, scientific developments and information technologies in relevant area To publish at least an academically work related to the writing of history To gain the skill for communication with the national or international circles of the relevant branch To have behavioral and ethic sensitivity in accordance with academic life X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 20
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 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 146
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.84
dersAKTSKredisi 6