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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
İLH307 Tasawwuf-I 927001 3 5 4
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course is to acquaint the importance, topics, aims and methods of the history of Sufism; The differences between Sufism and Mysticism, and to familiarize them with the importance of tasawwuf in Islamic thought.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Ali BOLAT
Learning Outcomes
  1. To specialize in their knowledge in the field.
  2. To know the topics, terms and literature of the field and use them effectively and properly.
  3. To have knowlege about the formation of Sufi thought , important institutions and institutionalization of it and to make an assessment of these issues.
  4. To identify the problems of the field.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
H. Kamil Yılmaz, Anahatlarıyla Tasavvuf ve Tarikatlar, İst. 2007.
Mustafa Aşkar, Tasavvuf Tarihi Literatürü, İst. 2006.
Ebü’l-Alâ Afifi, Tasavvuf: İslam’da Manevi Hayat, İst. 1999.
Osman Türer, Tasavvuf Tarihi, İst. 1998.
Dilaver Gürer, Düşünce ve Kültürde Tasavvuf, İst. 2007.
Cemil Çiftçi, Tasavvuf Kitabı, İst. 2007.
Himmet Konur, Sufi Ahlakı, İst. 2007.
Kadir Özköse, “Zühd ve Sufilerin Zühde Yükledikleri Anlam”, CÜİFD, VI, sayı: 1, 2002, ss. 175-194.
M. Necmettin Bardakçı, Sosyo-Kültürel Hayatta Tasavvuf, Isparta, 2000.
H. Kamil Yılmaz, Nefs Terbiyesinde Açlık ve Az Yemek, İst. 1994.
Tanımı, Kaynakları ve Tesirleriyle Tasavvuf, İst. 1991.
Süleyman Uludağ, Tasavvuf Terimleri Sözlüğü, İst. 2002.
Mustafa Kara, Tekkeler ve Zaviyeler, İst. 1990.
Mustafa Kara, Tasavvuf ve Tarikatlar Tarihi, İst. 1990.
Tasavvuf El Kitabı, ed. Kadir Özköse, Grafiker yay., İst. 2012.
Reşat Öngören, “Tasavvuf”, DİA, c. 40, İst. 2011.
Reşat Öngören, “Tarikat”, DİA, c. 40, İst. 2011.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
This course contains the subjectss as the importance, topics, aims and methods of the history of Sufism; the basic differences between Sufism and Mysticism; the place of Sufism in the Islamic thought and its relations with other Islamic sciences.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.the History and Philosophy of Mysticism I
2.the History and Philosophy of Mysticism II
3.The definition of mysticism, features, mysticismThe criticisms directed, mysticism-Sufism difference
4.Relations with other Islamic sciences of Sufism I
5.Relations with other Islamic sciences of Sufism II
6.Reasons for the emergence of Sufism and SufiAbout the origin of the word Sufi and Sufismopinions
7.Periods in the history of SufismAsceticism and general characteristics of the period
8.Period of asceticism school
9.midterm exam
10.General characteristics of Sufism period
11.Period of Sufi Orders
12.Common elements of sufi orders
13.Certain sufi orders
14.Basic problems of Sufism
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination140
Makeup Examination160
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination160
Individual Study for Final Examination140
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Makeup Examination111
Attending Lectures12626
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11515