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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Postgraduate Course: Mystical Islam (IMES11009)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThe course covers the development of Sufism from its beginnings until the modern period. Key texts in translation form an integral part of the course. The course focusses on important concepts within Sufism, Sufi ceremonies and major Sufi figures.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs Course booklet - 4
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. outline the history of Islamic mysticism.
  2. explain key mystical concepts, controversies and debates, and their broader religious and intellectual contexts.
  3. understand and explain Islamic mysticism's social and literary manifestations.
  4. critically examine and interpret historical materials.
  5. read and understand various types of Sufi texts in translation.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserProf Jaakko Hameen-Anttila
Tel: (0131 6)50 4181
Email: jhameen@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Alisa Wilkinson
Tel: (0131 6)50 4465
Email: Alisa.Wilkinson@ed.ac.uk
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