MES 3520 Sufism & Islamic Mysticism
Credit Hours 3.0

(Same as RELS 3520.) The rise of ascetic and mystical tendencies in Islam; the development of Sufism and the Sufi brotherhoods; the conflict between Sufism and Islamic law, and their eventual reconciliation; anti-Sufi polemics of reformers and fundamentalists in modern times; the continuing importance and vitality of Sufism today.