Class Notes (838,022)
Canada (510,635)
Religion (238)
RLGA02H3 (152)
David Perley (141)
Lecture 10

Lecture 10 Notes.docx

2 Pages
47 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Religion
Course
RLGA02H3
Professor
David Perley
Semester
Winter

Description
Sufism -trying to get a direct access to the divine, an immediate analysis -within the Islamic world, some people view Sufism as a positive thing, others view it as a negative -Some might look at Sufism as an authentic part of their tradition, but others may look at it as a innovation (not a good thing) -One clear instinction in Sufism is waking/sleeping (not clear about the things they have with God) -found in both sunnis and shi'as traditions -has been banned in contexts -In the Sufi tradition, Muhammad is viewed as the perfect Sufi hierarchy -- God, Prophets, Waki, "Heart of Islam" -From an academic perspective, it is an essential part of Islam -the tradition itself will trace it Friends of God Esoteric Interpretation of the Qur'an Ex: To GOD belongs the east and the west; wherever you go there will be the presence of GOD. GOD is Omnipresent, Omniscient Muhammad and Night Journey Prototype -"Wood" - asceticism (people who sit for a long time in the same position) Fana and Baqa -fana - annihilation -baqa - subsistence -emptying/filling "I Am Al
More Less

Related notes for RLGA02H3

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit