Islamic Mysticism


This course introduces the history and key concepts of Islamic spirituality through the lives, writings, institutions, and influence of Muslim sages, ascetics, and saints across Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Critical topics include Sufi origins, psychology, healing, music, poetry, politics, and the aspiration to beautify one's self and society through connection with the Divine.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • AMES 373S
  • ETHICS 373S
  • HISTORY 380S
  • ICS 380S
Typically Offered