Nov 28, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 [Archived Catalog]

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CLWR 4340 - Sufism-Mysticism and Asceticism in Islam


Introduces the ‘mystical’ dimension of Islam, known as Sufism. Begins by probing key terms such as ‘Sufism,’ ‘asceticism,’ and ‘mysticism.’ Then traces the emergence of Sufism during the formative period of the Islamic political and religious systems. Bulk of course explores contemporary manifestations of Sufism in diverse locations ranging from South/Southeast Asia and Central Asia to Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States.

Requisites: CLWR 3330 or HIST 3370 or 3371
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I



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