SYLABUS OF HISTORY OF ISLAMIC MYSTICISM I

SYLABUS OF

HISTORY OF ISLAMIC MYSTICISM I

First Semester,  Islamic Mysticism Master Program

  1. Introduction
  2. The Origin of Islamic Mysticism  (The Era of the Prophet until Imam ‘Ali)
  3. The Ascetics (Zuhhad) (Hasan al-Bashri and his followers)
  4. The “Mystics” (“Sufis”) of Islam I
  5. The “Mystics” (”Sufis”) of Islam II
  6. The Theosophers (‘Urafa) (Ibn ‘Arabi and Shadr al-Din al-Qunawi, S. Haydar al-‘Amuli)
  7. The Lovers and the Intoxicated (The ‘Ush-shaq and the Muskirin)) (Rabi’ah, Rumi, Bayazid Busthani, al-Hallaj, Abil-Khayr, al-Jilli, Ibn al-Faridh)
  8. (The Consolidation into) the Ortodox Sufism
  9. Al-Ghazali
  10. The Orders (Thuruq) I (The Origin and Formation of the Thuruq)
  11. The Orders (Thuruq) II (The Turuq)
  12. The Sufi Literatures

Literatures (General)

  1. al-Hujwiri, Kashf al-Mahjub
  2. al-Qushayri, Risala al-Qushairiya
  3. al-Sulami, Tabaqat al-Shufiyah
  4. al-Kalabadhi, Kitab al-Ta’arruf
  5. Annemarie Schimmel, Mystical Dimension of Islam
  6. Murtadha Muthahhari, Irfan
  7. Emile Dermenghem, The Sufi Orders
  8. S. Hossein Nasr, Islamic Spirituality, vol. II

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