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Fall 2019 Comparative Literature: Middle East GU4241 section 001
SUFISM: PRIMARY TEXTS/CONTEXTS

Call Number 10148
Day & Time
Location
W 2:10pm-4:00pm
To be announced
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Muhsin Al-Musawi
Type SEMINAR
Course Description This course studies Sufism as it has emerged, developed, and assumed its presence in Sufi autobiographies and religious and literary writings. The Sufi Path is traced in these writings that include poems like ibn al-Farid’s Poem of the Way. Sufi States and Stations are analyzed to understand this Path that reaches its culmination in an ecstatic sense of Oneness. Sufism is also a social and political phenomenon that unsettles formal theologies and involves Sufis in controversies that often end with their imprisonment and death.
Web Site Vergil
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 4 students (20 max) as of 5:04PM Saturday, May 18, 2019
Subject Comparative Literature: Middle East
Number GU4241
Section 001
Division Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Open To School of the Arts, Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate, Graduate School of Arts and Science, General Studies, School of Professional Studies, Global Programs, International and Public Affairs
Campus Morningside
Section key 20193CLME4241G001

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