Introduction to Islamic Mysticism

Introduction to Islamic Mysticism

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Jalaluddin Rakhmat, M.Sc

Husein Shahab, M.A

Semester: Preliminary

Program: Islamic Philosophy and Islamic Mysticism Program

(Academic Year 2005)

  1. Orientation
  2. Mysticism; The Spiritual Dimension of Islam
  3. Hakikat; Ontological Description of Reality
  4. Ma`rifat; The True Knowledge
  5. Thariqat; Spiritual Journey to God
  6. Introduction to Tasawwuf `Amali (Practical Mysticism)
  7. Tasawwuf Amali; Steps and Stations in Tasawwuf `Amali
  8. The Adab of mureed as learned from the story of Moses and Khidr
  9. Practices of Sufism and Arguments by Providing Quotes from The Qur`an and Sunna  I
  10. Practices of Sufism and Arguments by Providing Quotes from The Qur`an and Sunna  II
  11. Al-I`tisham and Al-Firar

Book of Reference:

  1. Murthada Muthahari, Understanding of Islamic Sciences (Chapter: Irfan)
  2. J. Arbery, Sufism
  3. Renoyld Nichoson, The Mystic of Islam
  4. William Chittick, Introduction to Sufism
  5. Anne Marie Schiemmel, Mystical Dimension of Islam

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