Oct 24, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RES 352G - PII Love and Beauty in Mystical Islam


(Perspectives II Global course) This course will investigate the nature of love and beauty in Sufism as a mystical tradition of Islam. Sufi way of love and beauty is deeply rooted in Sufi orders and rituals. Students will read some literary selections on love and beauty from well known Sufi mystics, such as, Al Ghazzali, Rumi, Ibn Arabi and Hafiz. The course will also cover topics such as the influence of Sufism on both the East and the West; Sufism and the role of women; Sufi compatibility with orthodox Islam, Sufi sprituality and its relation to Jewish, Christian, Hindu and Buddhist mysticism. Course Codes: BR. Prereq: RES.Q 101.

Prerequisites & Notes
Course Codes: BR. Prereq: RES.Q 101. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 3



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