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Mystical Traditions in Islam

HIST 337
Spring 2014
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: RELI 355
Certificates: Middle Eastern Studies

Muslim scholars today often condemn the mystical traditions of Sufism as being un-Islamic. But for almost a thousand years, mysticism provided an alternative voice to Muslim believers. This course will explore the origins and development of Sufism and its extraordinary impact on the cultural life of Muslims in art, music, poetry, and philosophy.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (HIST)(RELI)(SISP-Reli Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on APR-24-2014
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